welder is reportedly filling 75 orders a week for
his bear proof trash containers, an indication for biologists that human
development is encroaching on bear habitat.
But for Doug Updike of the California Department of Fish and Game, it a
sign that …
The correct message is getting out there and people
are getting it.
Bears that eat human food
have a higher birth rate and tend to return to urban sources with their young.
Experts say that’s why it’s essential to keep things like garbage and pet food away
from bears. Chris Healy of the Nevada
Department of Wildlife says getting information to millions of visitors is the
If they’re coming from out of town, it’s very very
difficult to train these people and make them bear aware, as we want them to
Some cities and counties have
enacted codes that mandate bear proof trash containers, yet this year, there
have been more than 40 bear-automobile accidents in the
Brian Bahouth KXJZ News.