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.
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The unwelcomed visitors
Under no circumstances should you attempt
to photograph or approach a bear in any way.
Over the last few years, members of the University community have observed individual bears roaming on our campus on several occasions.
To decrease the likelihood of a bear
being attracted to our campus,
should properly dispose of garbage
never leave food out for animals or birds.
Bears are dangerous wild animals and female bears are extremely dangerous when they believe their cubs are at risk of being injured.
If you should encounter a bear at a distance, please respond to the presence of 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.
Everyone should comply with
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: