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People and Moose and Bears – Oh My!

It’s that time of year again: We are outside sprucing up the grounds, gardening, bike riding, and walking – and the moose and bears are on the move, too.

Cow moose frantically searching for her missing calf.

Moose will be dropping their calves for the next couple of weeks, sometimes right here in the neighborhood. Guess what? Bears are hungry, and baby moose are easy meals for them. Continue reading

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Neighborhood Critter Watch

Last spring I created a closed group on Facebook called Critter Watch for people in our neighborhood to share wildlife sightings. It now has nearly 30 members, and though quiet all winter, burst to life again last month. It’s an excellent way to keep track of problem bears, share photos, and make some new friends in the ‘hood. Here’s some of the chatter already from this year. Continue reading