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  Marrison Bear Bag System
The goal of bearproofing your camp is to minimize odors that might attract bears, and to set up safe storage areas for food and garbage that are out of reach of bears and are away from your sleeping area.
Bears are very intelligent and some bears are smart enough to know that by cutting the diagonal rope to the tree, they can bring down the food bag.
Bears may still be able to smell the food, but they cannot open the containers.
www.princeton.edu /~oa/training/bearbag.html   (1209 words)

  Bear bag - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A bear bag is a device used when camping in areas that bears frequent to keep food and perishable items out of reach of the bears.
Lightweight nylon stuff sacks are often used for bear bags but they can be made simply of a large enough square or rectangular piece of cloth or tarp with the food items placed in the center of the tarp and the corners brought up and tied around with rope.
The rope is then used to tie the bag in the air where it cannot be reached from the ground or from a tree by a bear.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bear_bag   (270 words)

 Bear Safety
In reality, fl bears represent a more realistic threat to humans than polar bears, grizzly bears, mountain lions or wolves, because of their rapidly increasing numbers, the extensive overlap of their habitation range with human domains, their increasing familiarity with human beings, high degree of intelligence, excellent memory, legendary strength and fighting ability.
Bear did a quick 180 and trotted off back up the hill (a pretty typical response.) Proving how foolish a 16 year old can be, I ran after him for about 20 feet and snap-shot a photo of his retreating butt, which I still have here somewhere around my house.
Bear bags are large sacks in which you can place all your food and smellables, for either placing in a bear-proof storage locker, or (far more commonly) for suspending from ropes with the bottoms at least 8 feet off the ground and the sides at least 4 feet from the nearest climbable tree-trunk.
www.buckskin.org /Resources/Outdoor/bear_safety.htm   (6454 words)

 thebackpacker.com - trail talk - what all goes into a bear bag?
Bear bags/cans should also be 100 yards from camp.
Hang a bag at least 4 feet from the trunk of the tree, and at least 10 feet up on a branch the bear can't break by sitting on it.
I really think the bear canister is good because it keeps the food away from bears, but I really don't think it works to keep the odors away.
www.thebackpacker.com /trailtalk/thread/37790,-1.php   (965 words)

 DLTK's Bear Puppet
When the child put's her hand in the bag, she'll be able to make the bear talk.
We'll be slipping the bear's arms (template 3) into this flap.
Glue the bow under the mouth for a boy bear or on top of the head for a girl bear.
www.dltk-kids.com /crafts/teddy/mbearbag.html   (518 words)

 Safety in Bear Country, Bear Facts, and Bear Encounter Stories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Bears are strong and agile wild animals that will defend themselves,their young, and their territory if they feel threatened.
Please bear in mind that food to a bear equals food as we know it, plus "garbage", wrappers, soap, lip balm, sunscreen, toothpaste, anything with a fragrance (remember, they are more practiced at using their sense of smell than we are).
Bear bags should be at least 10 feet off the ground and between two trees.
usscouts.org /safety/safe_bea.html   (6559 words)

 Bear Lore
Bear paws can't seem to work it and it is too large for the bear to bite.
Bears have never been too good at steep rock cliffs, partly due to the fact that they can't find good rock shoes to fit their wide paw size.
The prime mission of every Yosemite bear is the liberation of the human's food as much and as frequently as possible.
ourworld.cs.com /robertwgross/worksinp.html   (1543 words)

 Backpacker Magazine - Ultimate Bear Bag Test
The first grizzly bear pounced on the Ursack stuffed with food, clawing at it and trying to bite it open without success.
Plus, we did stack the deck against the bag: The problem bears at GDS are habituated to stealing food from humans.
While you shouldn't depend on it to safeguard your vittles from hungry bruins, especially in the Sierra and other places where highly habituated bears are found, the sack is an excellent preventive measure when combined with other bear-thwarting tactics, like a good rope-hanging system.
www.backpacker.com /article/1,2646,2052,00.html   (472 words)

 Bear Bagging Instructions and Diagram
Using a bear bagging system is important to protect your food from bears and other animals when backpacking.
I use about 60 feet of green 1/8 inch cord (dark rope is harder for bears to see) for this particular bear bag system.
D) I use a carabiner to clip the bear bag to the loop in the rope.
www.geocities.com /Yosemite/Falls/9200/bearbagging.html   (383 words)

 Bear's Tao
Phoenix Bear said that he was calling off their "doing nothing" game, and that they should convene a Bear Council to see if anything more could be done for the little girl.
A full Bear Council is only convened on special and very important occasions, because this means that all Bears of this clan have to drop whatever it is they may be doing, like pillow sliding, no matter where they happen to be located at the time.
T.Bear, our hospital bear, said that the little girl's teddy was a Healer Bear and would keep her well and safe, and that this was something all the other Bears would learn in time about Healer Bears (for Bears have nothing, if not plenty of time).
www.summitlake.com /WRITING/Bear_Stories/BearTao.html   (5622 words)

 Around the Campfire - Bear Bag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Bear Bag - a bag a hiker carries to put their food in.
The bear bag is suspended from a tree branch at night in order to keep bears from getting into it.
The winner must place the bag a sufficient distance from both the trunk of the tree and the ground.
hikinghq.net /forum/printthread.php?t=249   (813 words)

 Views From The Top - Forums - bear bag/catskills
I have never been to that part of the Catskills where you are heading but if there are bear around (which it sounds like there might be) it is not a good idea to leave any kind of food in your car.
I know out west bears actually know what a cooler is, like the bear in the Adirindacks know what a hanging food bag is. If it were me I would definately have a bear bag with me
As far as woodland valley goes, there is a bear box as snowshoe mentioned but I'd imagine that most car campers will be packing a lot of food (and drink), in that case car it.
www.viewsfromthetop.com /forums/showthread.php?t=3120   (1512 words)

 Black Bear Sleeping Bag- 0'F
It has all the extras that you might even find on an expedition bag such as an adjustable hood with barrell locks, shoulder and zipper baffles, and offset quilting to eliminate cold spots.
The BEAR is over-sized for comfortable sleeping and comes in a variety of colors and temperature ratings.
The BEAR comes with left and right side zippers allowing two bags to be zipped together.
www.art-prints.net /bear0f.html   (158 words)

 Gregory Bear Bag
The Gregory Bear Bag is a must for anyone traveling in bear or marmot country.
Each Bear Bag is a durable stuff sack that comes with sewn-in webbing haul loops and an inside pocket that contains a 40 foot coil of parachute cord with a small sack attached to the other.
Just put your food in the Bear Bag, a rock in the small sack, and toss the rock sack over a branch.
www.travelcountry.com /shop/Action/Category_Prod/CatId/152/ProdId/610   (124 words)

 Bear Paper Bag Puppet Craft | Teddy Bear | Preschool Lesson Plan Activities Printable
This is one of a collection of paper bag puppets with 2 to 6 piece templates only for children 2+ and older.
The body template is meant to run a little bigger in the bottom than the length of the bag and legs in some version will dangle.
Visit the Bear theme or Teddy Bear Theme for many activities to incorporate this puppet!
www.first-school.ws /activities/crafts/animals/wild/bagbear2.htm   (524 words)

 Ottertooth Forums: Bear bag hanging vs bearproof containers
Bear proof your camp and also know what to do if a bear comes into camp.
Well, not sure if you mention death by bear in jest, but the reality is something completely different given how often that has happened.
I've heard they are bear proof, even to the point of one bear leaving his tooth embedded in the thick plastic around the lid edge.
www.ottertooth.com /discus/show.cgi?tpc=35&post=3117   (1141 words)

 thebackpacker.com - trail talk - so long, bear bag!
Just feed the bear rat poison and wash it down with a keg of beer and he begins to shrink...
Bears are only problemsome in the high use spots like lake front campsights.
I think the Ursack would be perfect for stealth camping, but a canister is essential when camping where the bears know you will be.
www.thebackpacker.com /trailtalk/thread/18718,-1.php   (1503 words)

 I Am The Colossus » Blog Archive » Bear Bag
For those of you who do not want to click the link and catch the gay, a bear is a large, thickly built, heavy set, hairy gay man with a big stomach.
the bear bag as a function is much more important.
shunning the more effeminate undertones of the messenger bag, (i/e the likeness to a purse, or the association with vegan bike messengers) this bag is a must have for any big tough hairy man who wants to carry alot of things in an unorthodox over the shoulder bag method
iam.thecolossus.net /2006/04/bear-bag   (346 words)

 Angelina Bear Bag - Free Craft - Web of Angels
Next fold the bag so that the seam is now in the center stitch the bottom.
Fold the bag in half so that the seam is in the middle.
Just a reminder, this bag is not designed for small children since it does have small parts that can be swallowed.
craftycollege.com /webofangels/angelina.htm   (762 words)

 Bear & Teddy Bear Themes
Bears Grizzly bears, polar bears, and teddy bears.
Talk about the different bears as the cards are turned over or placed on the matching bear.
Homepreschool.com Free Samples for the Letter B The Bear Hunt and a movable bear.
www.fastq.com /~jbpratt/education/theme/animals/bears.html   (1322 words)

 LEAHLAND... Snuggle Bear Beanies & Talking Plush
These 2 versions of this bear are now retired.
This is Snuggle the Bear, the Snuggle Fabric Softener beanbag mascot.
Sweet as Spring's first blossoms and gentle as a lamb, lovable Snuggle Bear has captured the hearts of people everywhere with his darling expression.
home.att.net /~leahland/snuggle.html   (280 words)

 teddy bears den - An oasis for all that teddy bear lovers desire - teddy bears, free, toys, shopping, books, free ...
The charm of our free Bear Bag Bears comes from their shifting stuffing.
We learned at the Bear Pair from Katherine Hockney that you can heat the Bean Bag Bears in the microwave and lay them across those aching neck muscles.
Turn the bear right side out Open the top of a bag of lentils.
www.teddybearsden.com /teddy-bears_free-pattern-instructions.html   (335 words)

 Bear Safety : Dealing With Bears
Illustrates several methods of bear bagging to help keep your food safe.
Bear behavior and people plus other tips if you're around bears.
Safety in bear country & minimizing dangers associated with bear encounters.
www.geocities.com /Yosemite/Falls/9200/bear_safety.html   (179 words)

 I LOVE YOU Bean Bag Teddy Bear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Give your sweetheart this adorable bear as an outward expression of your love.
The "I Love You" Bear is available year round.
This bear is not personalized and is ready for immediate shipping.
www.wemakebears4u.com /noname1.html   (138 words)

 WDFW NEWS RELEASE: Two bear hunting bag limit only on westside   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A hunter who wants to take two bears must purchase a "damage bear tag" for the second bear and can only use that damage tag on a bear in western Washington and in GMUs 304, 306, 308 and 316 which mostly lie in central Washington's Chelan County.
The intent of the second bear allowance is to remove bears that are causing damage to trees in western Washington and the Chelan County area.
According to calls made to WDFW's eastside offices, many bear hunters are misinterpreting the new two bear bag limit.
wdfw.wa.gov /do/newreal/release.php?id=jul1398a   (197 words)

 Best Source Bear T-Shirts & Bear Sweatshirts
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Bear t-shirts are $12.95 and bear sweatshirts are $17.95 regardless of size or color.
Bear T-shirts: A Large Selection of Bear Tees
www.bestsourcebearshirts.com   (198 words)

 Teachers.Net Gazette January 2003 - CINNAMON BEAR, CATEGORIES BAG TAKE HOME ACTIVITY, GROUNDHOG POEM - Teachers.Net ...
In preparation for the activity, the teacher assembles bagged collection/s by category for the first 1-3 days (younger children will need more practice, categories for older children can be more challenging).
When the children are assembled, introduce the activity then remove one object at a time from the bag until the class recognizes and identifies the category.
After the introductory experience/s, explain that each of the children will have a turn bringing in a bag of secret objects belonging to a category which they decide upon with their family (selecting one that has not yet been done in class).
teachers.net /gazette/JAN03/printable.html   (592 words)

 Augusta Du Bay Paddington Bear Bag Red Coat
Normally reserved for all his important papers and a jar of marmalade, Paddington Bear carries his suitcase which has his initials P.B. written on the side along with the words "Wanted on voyage".
This lovely plush teddy bear is based on Michael Bond's original creation and wears a label with the words "Please look after this bear.
Paddington Bear is dressed up nice and warm in his red duffle coat and blue hat made from felt material.
www.teddybearfriends.co.uk /teddy-bears/00405/augusta-du-bay/paddington-bear-bag-red-coat.html   (331 words)

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Of all these, the best known is the common fl bear, ursus americanus.
12) That your food, trash and all other "smellables" are properly stored in bear bags, properly stored in bear-proof containers or suspended out of reach, and well away from your campsite.
There is an old joke about what bears can do in the woods ("Anything they damn well please!") The vast majority of fl bears are nonaggressive and will not challenge human beings (even when cubs are involved), but a few will.
www.troop111.org /bear.html   (6531 words)

 Paper Bag Puppets Craft - Enchanted Learning Software
Glue or tape the folded base of the eyes onto the paper bag.
Fold the two square edges of a paper bag under (at the dotted lines), to form the animal's head.
Fold the two square edges of a paper bag under (at the dotted lines), to form the animal's pointed snout.
www.enchantedlearning.com /crafts/puppets/paperbag   (382 words)

 America's Teddy Bear Bag - Light Brown by Gund
America's Teddy Bear Bag - Light Brown by Gund
Light Brown 4" America's Teddy Bear Bag from Gund®.
Carry teddy and all your favorite items in this useful, unique American Teddy Bear bag from Gund®.
www.tableandhome.com /prodjfad   (66 words)

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