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By Andi Bourne

Bear Problems Starting Around Seeley – Reminder to Secure Attractants


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A homemade garbage enclosure in Seeley Lake that keeps bears from getting a reward that would keep them coming back.

SEELEY LAKE – A few bears have been reported around Seeley Lake getting into garbage, bird feeders and a freezer on a porch. FWP Bear Biologist James Jonkel asks residents to properly store all attractants to keep the bears from becoming problem bears that need to be removed.

There is a collared grizzly boar that has been hanging around north of town around Boy Scout Road. It was caught as a non-target bear in a trap on the Flathead Indian Reservation and was collared.

Jonkel said this is the first time they have seen him in the area. He has been checking out a few places in the Boy Scou...

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