Fence Material : Heavy, chain link or woven wire
Fence Height : at least 8 ft (2.4 m) high
Prevent digging : Bury fencing 2 ft (0.6 m) below ground.
Prevent climbing : Install metal bar extensions at an outward angle to the top of the fence and attach barbed wire or electrified smooth wire. Also consider attaching an electrified outrigger wire to the fence.
Electrified : Minimum of 12 gauge, high tensile fencing, nine wires high, spaced 6 in (15 cm) at the top and 4 in (10 cm) at the bottom, with alternating hot and ground wires. Both the top and bottom wires should be hot. Use a low-impedance charger with a minimum output of 5,000 volts.
Remove bear attractions : Garbage cans, beehives, fruit and nut-bearing trees and shrubs, animal feed, compost piles, uncovered and/or dirty barbecue grills and smokers, and wildlife feeders.
Offset sense of smell : Keep a cup of ammonia at the bottom of or near any garbage cans.
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