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CAMPERS ENCOURAGED TO BE BEAR AWARE

KETCHUM, ID – The Sawtooth National Forest is reminding visitors to be extra vigilant this summer when storing their food to avoid attracting black bears. Bears possess an extremely keen sense of smell, and can find food from great distances.  Once a bear finds food near humans, it is likely to com...

Federal and state agencies partner to keep people and bears safe

Stop it with the selfies!  Human interactions with bears at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center during the Kokanee salmon spawn have become a public safety concern.  The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Nevada Department of Wildlife, and the U.S. Forest Service are partnering to get visitors ...

Bear spray – carry it, know how to use it

The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee recommends the use of bear spray and urges hunters to learn other bear-aware safety measures. Hunters in bear country need to: carry bear spray and know how to use it, hunt with a partner, leave detailed plans with someone and check-in periodically, pay a...
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