Enter a Black Bear Sighting Black Bear Sighting Detail Report Rules: Do not use this form to report a sick or injured bear. If you see a sick or injured Black Bear call the Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Ranger Hotline at 1-800-241-4113 (or text *DNR for AT&T Mobility Customers) 24 / 7! Please provide a contact number and county so the Game Warden can contact you if more information is needed. ***If you have an emergency, dial 911.*** I have read the Rules outlined above and agree to follow those Rules. Yes Observer's Contact Info Name * First Last * Last Daytime Contact Phone * Email * Please Use the Form Below to Record More Details About the Bear Sighting If you encounter indicators of a bear, such as markings on a tree, paw prints or scat, include an item for scale next to the object in question and take a photograph. Rulers with visible numbers are best, but you can always improvise using your hand, foot, phone, coin, pen, or another item of known size. Document information regarding the specifics of the evidence or sighting. In your description/report, include the date, location, habitat type (was it in a wooded area, bottomland, field, residential, etc?) and time of day. If you believe you saw a bear, also note the animal's coat coloration, activity it was engaged in, gait, or any other distinguishing characteristics. If at all possible, include a photo of the animal. Bear Sighting Specifics Type of Sighting Sighting|Sighting Track|Track Scat|Scat Trail Camera|Trail Camera Security Camera|Security Camera OtherOther Bear Activity During Observation Climbing Digging Grazing Preying On Running Scavenging OtherOther Observation Date Observation Time 12:00 AM12:30 AM1:00 AM1:30 AM2:00 AM2:30 AM3:00 AM3:30 AM4:00 AM4:30 AM5:00 AM5:30 AM6:00 AM6:30 AM7:00 AM7:30 AM8:00 AM8:30 AM9:00 AM9:30 AM10:00 AM10:30 AM11:00 AM11:30 AM12:00 PM12:30 PM1:00 PM1:30 PM2:00 PM2:30 PM3:00 PM3:30 PM4:00 PM4:30 PM5:00 PM5:30 PM6:00 PM6:30 PM7:00 PM7:30 PM8:00 PM8:30 PM9:00 PM9:30 PM10:00 PM10:30 PM11:00 PM11:30 PM County Latitude/Longitude If you didn't get GPS coordinates using the Map above, go to Google Maps and find the location. Right-click the place or area on the map. Select What's here? At the bottom, you’ll see a card with the coordinates. Total Length of Observation Time (Minutes/Seconds) Example: 5 minutes/20 seconds Did the Bear Notice the Observer? Yes No If Yes, Describe the Bear's Reaction How Many Bears Did You See? Were Any Bear Cubs Observed? Yes No If Yes, Please Explain and Describe. Did Any of the Bears Have Ear Tags? Yes No Unsure If the bear had ear tags, what color was the tag? Which ear? Left Right Both If More Than One Bear Was Observed, Was There One Adult and Any Offspring Yes No Unsure Did Any of the Bears Have a Radio Collar? Yes|Yes No|No Unsure|Unsure Any Distinguishing Physical Characteristics or Blazes? (Please Describe) Photo Upload Drop a file here or click to upload Choose File Maximum upload size: 52.43MB (Upload One or More Photos (jpg, png or gif) of the Bear While Maintaining a Safe Distance from the Bear) Video Upload Drop a file here or click to upload Choose File Maximum upload size: 52.43MB I agree to allow the Appalachia Georgia Friends of the Bears to Use Any Photos Uploaded Above on their Website or Social Sites.. Yes Additional Comments: Submit If you are human, leave this field blank.