The first signs of resident black bear activity have been seen by cortes residents.
This is a great moment to get outside and secure all attractive food-like items you have around.
-bonemeal/feather meal & soil amendments
-livestock w electric fences
Check out the primer on co-existence best-practices on the FOCI website. https://www.friendsofcortes.org/co-existing-with-bears-and-wolves/
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