By Henry Netherland

Stopping scavengers with electricity


Henry Netherland, Pathfinder

FWP Bear Specialist Jamie Jonkel and The Ice Cream Place Co-owner Paul Daniels discuss the fencing they just unloaded that will be used to protect the restaurant's outdoor dumpster from bears.

SEELEY LAKE - Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) Bear Specialist Jamie Jonkel and Rob Green, an environmental studies graduate student with the University of Montana, unloaded building supplies outside of The Ice Cream Place with the help of restaurant Co-owner Paul Daniels Thursday, May 27. The supplies are intended for an electric fence meant to keep bears from getting into the restaurant's dumpster.

Jonkel said he expects the project to take roughly a week with the goal of having it complete by mid-June. Daniels volunteered to do most of the labor with his friends to help ease the la...

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