Last summer, a black bear made news roaming within blocks of my store. There was security cam footage of him hopping a fence onto a factory property a block from wo
I live on the outskirts of a city of 11,000 folks. There is generally a article in the local paper every coupla weeks about bears being sighted in town. I have had them sitting in my raspberry patch or under the plum/apple trees eating fruit. The scent they leave drives the bird dog nuts. Like deer, they are more and more relating humans to food. Because of this, like deer, the smell/sight of humans does not frighten bears like it used to.