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1 year 11 months ago

Bears begin to emerge from dens after long nap

FRISCO, Colo. (AP) - Wildlife officials say some of Colorado's black bears have begun to emerge from their dens after a long winter's nap. U.S. Forest Service wildlife biologist Ashley Nettles tells The Summit Daily News that mountain residents need to be cautious because "what we forget sometimes is that...

3 years 11 months ago

Lawmakers consider flexible Colo. bear hunt

DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers worried about the growing bear population in the state are talking about giving wildlife officials more say over when the animals can be hunted. A proposal set for its first hearing Monday would repeal a 1992 voter-approved initiative that prohibits hunting bears from March...

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