Hungry bears emerge from hibernation in La Plata County

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Hungry bears emerge from hibernation in La Plata County

Remember to keep food and trash out of reach
A bear makes off with trash from an unlatched bear-proof dumpster in town. Bears are waking up near Durango, and it’s important to keep trash secure to deter bears from coming into residential areas.

Hungry bears emerge from hibernation in La Plata County

A bear makes off with trash from an unlatched bear-proof dumpster in town. Bears are waking up near Durango, and it’s important to keep trash secure to deter bears from coming into residential areas.
To report a bear

Aggressive bears can be reported to Colorado Parks and Wildlife at 247-0855.
If you see a bear passing by, it can be reported to Colorado Parks and Wildlife at 247-0855 or Bear Smart Durango at 749-4262. Residents can also use an online form at http://bearsmartdurango.org/report-a-bear-sighting/
City residents can report bears raiding trash bins to code enforcement officers at 375-4930. County residents can report similar trash raids to dispatch at 385-2900.

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