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Non-hibernating bears becoming more frequent in Victoria

There is a bear problem in parts of B.C. at a time of year when there shouldn’t be. Bears that should be hibernating have been spotted in the Greater Victoria area, attracted to the non-natural food available at the end of driveways. 281 more words


Da Bears! Woman Says She Enjoys Their Frequent Visits

PASADENA (CBSLA.com)  — There are plenty of videos, pictures and stories about the bears that frequent an Eaton Canyon neighborhood in Pasadena.

CBSLA got a close-up Thursday when SKY2 shot video of a 300-pound California black Mama Bear and her two 18-month-old cubs going for a swim in Barbara Burlison’s pool. 150 more words


An awkward moment on the trail

So we’re hiking to Grotto Falls in Great Smoky Mountains National Park when my sister-in-law Dawn spots something in the bushes about 20 feet above us. 210 more words

Need to remove "berries" from trees and bushes

The Town of Canmore and Banff have asked local residents to begin removing berries from bushes and trees.  The Towns feel a reduction in bear activity will only improve if we reduce the amount of “snacking” they are entitled too.   8 more words

Bear Sightings

Bear seen out of hibernation!

A male grizzly was recently spotted near the Banff town center, eating garbage at a local construction site.  Banff National Park officials are leering the bear out of town but have suggested carrying bear spray if walking about.