Woodland Park Zoo Bear Affair and Big Howl for Wolves, June 9, 2012


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Every year, the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project teams up with Woodland Park Zoo to stage an event that is not only fun for bears and people, but helps to demonstrate some things NOT to do if you live and recreate …

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An Interview with Rose Oliver, GBOP Field Coordinator


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Interview with Rose Olvier, Skagit and Whatcom County Field Coordinator for the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project, for Bellingham WA’s Co-op Community News Hiking in the North Cascades some time in the late 1990s, I met a momma bear and her …

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Governor Gregoire Declares May 20-26, 2012 Bear Awareness Week


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Washington State’s Governor Gregoire declares May 20-26, 2012 “Bear Awareness Week” Special resources celebrate state’s grizzly and black bears and educate the public on how to co-exist Black bears and grizzlies are an important part of our state’s natural heritage. …

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Leavenworth implements garbage program


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The City of Leavenworth is taking steps to discourage black bears and other wildlife from dining on residents garbage. The city is changing its garbage pick-up schedule to encourage residents to put out their garbage in the morning rather than the …

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Woodland Park Zoo’s Bear Affair & Big Howl for Wolves


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It was a sunny,warm day with people standing shoulder to shoulder anxiously waiting to see what  antics the two grizzly bears would do next as they ripped apart a tent, sleeping bag and cooler in search of food in the …

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Grizzlies run amok at zoo’s Bear Affair and Big Howl for wolves


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Come out to Woodland Park Zoo on Saturday June 4th to watch Keema and Denali, 900 pound grizzly bears, run amok a mock campsite and backyard as Chris Morgan, bear ecologist, narrates how intelligent, adaptive and important these awe-inspiring bears are to a healthy ecosystem. …

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Bears and garbage – a rotten mix


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I have lived in the bear country of Issaquah Highlands since 2004. A community of 2,600 homes, Issaquah Highlands is located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains where black bear, cougar, bobcat and deer wander. For these reasons, it’s …

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Spy cameras capture secret world of Polar Bears and other wildlife


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Don’t forget – Bear Affair at Woodland Park Zoo this weekend!


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You won’t want to miss this! Just a friendly reminder that it’s the annual Bear Affair at Woodland Park Zoo this weekend. This event is a real crowd-pleaser! Come and learn first hand why it’s important to store your food …

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New Winthrop Ranger District Manager


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Michael Liu hosted an open house for the public at the Winthrop ranger station. He is the new district manager and has 27 years experience with the USFS. Previous postings included Idaho, Montana, California, Colorado and New York. He has …

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