Here’s some info. on bears and electric fencing provided by Mass Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. Links to 4 documents below. Additional information can be found at mass.gov/bears. Then click on the “Protect your Bees and Chickens”.

Thanks to Dave Wattles, Mass. Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

  1. Article about living with black bears from ABJ link
  2. Old bear fencing instruction fron PA link
  3. Mass Wildlife document on protecting bees link
  4. Document from the Mid-Atlantic Apicultural Research & Extension Consortium link