Nuisance bear deaths decline as bear-proof cans and 'bear-wise' neighborhoods rise


Lowndes attorney Gary Kaleita discussed the signs that bear-resistant garbage cans and “bear-wise” rules may be reducing conflicts between people and bears with the Orlando Sentinel.

“There are a few anomalies, but we have been successful in limiting incursions, and when bears do enter the subdivision they usually just pass through to nearby subdivisions that are not bear-wise, since they don’t find food in ours.”

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