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By Marc Kloker
MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 

Even in FWP Region 6, Please be Bear Aware


Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like outdoor enthusiasts to be “Bear Aware,” even in northeast Montana. Although bear encounters are rare in most of FWP Region 6, black bears are occasionally seen in the Little Rockies and the Bears Paw Mountains. Recently, one black bear was found near camping areas on the south end of Beaver Creek County Park in the Bears Paw mountains south of Havre.

Many times, bears are attracted to campground areas and homes due to the garbage produced and the availability of food. However, if bears are going to become a local wildlife species that we...

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