Enjoying warm summer days vacationing with family or friends is likely to include some time in nature away from the concrete jungle. When you head out to enjoy some clean air and adventure in the wilderness, take the Boy Scout motto to heart and “Be Prepared”. You may remember toRead More…

Whenever people live, work, or play in bear country, they bring a multitude of bear attractants with them.  Bears are intelligent and curious animals, as well as opportunistic feeders with a strong sense of smell. Anything from beehives, to latrines, or used engine oil can cause an unwelcome visit fromRead More…

Human-bear conflict is an ongoing challenge to both conservation efforts and in the daily lives of the people who live and work in bear country.  Grizzly bears attracted to human food sources can destroy private property, cause significant economic losses, and even cause public safety concerns. However, through cooperation amongRead More…

The snow is starting to fly in the Rockies and for a growing number of outdoor recreationists, this means strapping on snowshoes, ski boots, or crampons. But amid all the specialized winter gear, bear spray is often absent with backcountry enthusiasts. After a busy autumn packing on the calories, mostRead More…

As the weather cools down, you’re likely not considering installing bear fencing. If you are a cottage owner, trapper, or outfitter with a cabin, however, it is strongly recommended you consider bear fencing to protect your assets. If you’re not careful, your cabin might receive a visit from an uninvitedRead More…

Press Release– Margo Supplies is proud to announce our involvement in a new computer modeling study over the next year. We will work alongside Dr. Lael Parrott of UBC – Okanagan to research the best methods for reducing human-bear conflicts in Whistler, BC in Canada. Dr. Parrott has received federalRead More…

You open the flap on your tent and gaze at the vista before you. The Alaskan coastal estuary stretches before you bathed in greens and golds in the morning light. Beyond, the pine forest extends up the slopes of the coastal mountains, turning into the blues and whites of theRead More…