People and Bears Live in Harmony in This Wildlife-Friendly Town

Canada’s Bow Valley has been living harmoniously with grizzly bears and other wildlife for the the past 20 years. In addition to adding bear-proof trash cans, the burgeoning town has also replaced attractants like fruit trees, built wildlife crossings over highways, and provided education to the local populace. Their creative solutions have helped to manage local wildlife while keeping residents and visitors safe to enjoy the beautiful scenery the area has to offer. See this problem-solving town take action in this short film by Leanne Allison and Front Range Films.

Learn more at BearConflict.org.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.

People and Bears Live in Harmony in This Wildlife-Friendly Town

Canada’s Bow Valley has been living harmoniously with grizzly bears and other wildlife for the the past 20 years. In addition to adding bear-proof trash cans, the burgeoning town has also replaced attractants like fruit trees, built wildlife crossings over highways, and provided education to the local populace. Their creative solutions have helped to manage local wildlife while keeping residents and visitors safe to enjoy the beautiful scenery the area has to offer. See this problem-solving town take action in this short film by Leanne Allison and Front Range Films.

Learn more at BearConflict.org.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.