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

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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Sow and two juveniles seek refuge in a cedar tree

This past Saturday a resident form Sammamish notified me of three bears hanging out in her neighbor’s tree. I quickly turned my car around and headed to her house. When I arrived, there were five people in the street, heads …

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The City of Issaquah and Waste Management promote bear smart tips

This spring, Waste Management costumers living in the City of Issaquah are receiving leaflets in their garbage bills that offer tips on living safely in bear country. Grizzly Bear Outreach Project applauds the City of Issaquah, Waste Management, and local residents …

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Spring is here and the bears are out in Sammamish

Last week my friend Linda who lives in Sammamish, Washington told me her neighbors down the block saw a couple of bears searching for food. The Kennedy’s backyard backs up to a ravine and every spring they see evidence of …

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Black Bears in Woodinville: Keeping You and the Bears Safe

http://woodinville.patch.com/articles/black-bears-in-woodinville-keeping-you-and-the-bears-safe

Bears and garbage – a rotten mix

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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Remote Camera Captures Bears In Selkirks

This remote camera captured these images of bears within the Selkirk Ecosystem. Numerous cameras were installed as one method of monitoring bears within this ecosystem. Both grizzly and bear bears were detected. Photos courtesy of Idaho Department of Fish and …

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Black Bear video from Issaquah Highlands, Washington

Since early summer I set up a remote camera in Issaquah Highlands in hopes of capturing a photo of the resident black bear. Finally in September, I was thrilled to finally capture this video of the bear, but I was not …

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Woodland Park Zoo Bear Affair videos

Watch the informative and entertaining videos from the Bear Affair event at the Woodland Park Zoo held June 5, 2010. Julie Hayes, Field Representative of the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project, talks about what attracts bears to our backyards and campsites. …

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Biggest Bear Bust…. Ever

If you have ever considered feeding a wild bear, what occurred near Oysterville, Washington this last week will make you think twice! As a result of a couple feeding bears dog food, ten bears had to be removed from the …

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