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New Bear Boxes In Place Now

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Several popular Bridger-Teton National Forest campgrounds now have some new bear-proof storage containers as part of ongoing “bear aware” work to prevent conflicts between bears and people. John Spahr, a spokesman for the Sierra Club’s Wyoming Chapter points out that grizzly and black bears depend on the Bridger-Teton wildlands, but seek out easy food when it is available. Storing food away from campsites is a basic bear safety strategy. That’s why he sayd the Sierra Club joined the Forest Service to pay for the containers and installation.

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