information has been taken directly from Bear With Us's
Bear With Us was conceived in 1992. Educating people about bears and their behavior, promoting co-existence between people and bears reduces conflicts. Mike offers slide presentations and lectures to interest groups such as nature clubs, schools, scouts, guides etc. Bear With Us offers a problem (nuisance) bear relocation service, provides rehabilitation for orphan cubs and injured bears, and offers permanent sanctuary for some non-releasable adults.
The MISSION STATEMENT for Bear With Us clearly states the purpose.
BEAR WITH US MISSION - To promote the understanding and respect for the bear family, a species near the top of the evolutionary scale, a species in direct niche competition with the human race.
Bear With Us Inc. is a member of the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council, a member of the International Association for Bear Research and Management ( IBA ) as well as the Ontario Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Network (OWREN).
Bear With Us Inc. is a registered Canadian Charity #898978416RR0001.
Bear WithUs Inc. is “Licenced for all areas of operation”.
Mike McIntosh is the president of Bear With Us Inc.