Bears. The unwelcomed visitors. Under no circumstances should you attempt to photograph or approach a bear in any way. One of our visiting bears. Over the last few years, members of the University community have observed individual bears roaming on our campus on several occasions.
The unwelcomed visitors
Over the last few years, members of the University community have observed individual bears roaming on our campus on several occasions.Bear visitation
Our proximity to the High Mountain reservation combined with the smell of food from buildings and dumpsters has probably attracted the bear to our grounds.Why here
Bears are dangerous wild animals and female bears are extremely dangerous when they believe their cubs are at risk of being injured.Bears and their cubs are not dogs.
If you should encounter a bear at a distance, please respond to the presence of the bear in the following manner:
If you encounter the bear at close range, please respond to the bear in the following manner:
If you are inside a vehicle and observe a bear, please remain in the vehicle,
sound your horn, and
contact Campus Police if possible.
Keep in mind that the noise from your horn may scare the bear away but it also alerts other people to the presence of the bear.What to do if in a vehicle
the following five rules:
For additional information about bears in New Jersey, please refer to the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife website at: