The truth about bear spray — it’s not just for bears

What is bear spray?

How should I carry bear spray?

How do I use bear spray?

Watch this short bear spray demonstration from our partners at the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee:

What should I NOT do with bear spray?

Who can carry bear spray?

What animals will bear spray work against?

Where do I store my bear spray when not using it or when in my vehicle?

Where can I get bear spray?

Can I fly with bear spray?

Where can I get more information about what to do if I encounter wildlife?

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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating the state’s fish and wildlife resources.

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