Black Bear Awareness

Do you know what you should do if you encounter a black bear? View the safety tips and video below. As a reminder, if you see a black bear immediately call the Chatham Township Police Department at 973-377-0100 and report bear damage, nuisance behavior or aggressive bears to the DEP Hotline at 1-877-WARN-DEP (1-877-927-6337).

If You Encounter a Bear

Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy

Know the Bear Facts - Black Bears in New Jersey


Black Bear Damage and Nuisance and Black Bear Policy
Presentation - September 26, 2015