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DNR: Black Bears Roam Far and Wide in Seasonal Movements

June 20th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Photo of bear near back porch

Bear sighting near Barton in Allegany County, June 2016. Photo by Glenn Miller.




Throughout June and July, visitors and residents of Maryland’s bear country may encounter more bear sightings than they would at other times of the year. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is receiving active reports of bears in suburban counties, which is a normal occurrence and no cause for concern. Read more…