With bear activity picking up, here are some tips and resources for avoiding problems with bears.
Vehicles and garage doors
Reports of bears breaking into vehicles, sheds and garages have risen in recent years. With vehicles, bears quickly learn of potential food rewards from just one instance and will investigate other vehicles.
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In managing wildlife populations, state wildlife agencies face various challenges.
For example, ranchers with elk eating their cattle’s hay may feel there are too many elk, while elk hunters may complain about inadequate hunting opportunities. Wildlife managers have to consider biological (available habitat can only support so many...