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Rocky Mountain Chapter - Colorado

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Anchorage Daily News: "Wildlife author killed, eaten by bears he loved"

Bear Safety
This September 26, 2001 CDOW press release
was submitted by Angela Medbery:

THINGS TO REMEMBER IN BEAR COUNTRY

Recreational hikers:

If you meet a bear:
There are definite rules about what to do if you meet a bear. In almost all cases, the bear will detect you first and leave the area. Bear attacks are rare compared to the number of close encounters. If you do meet a bear before it has had time leave an area, here are some suggestions:

  • Click Here for information on CORSAR, The Colorado Outdoor Recreation Search and Rescue Card - Don't leave home without it!

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    October 08, 2003

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