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Living with bears animals, and they're looking for the easiest meal they can find to fatten up for another winter. Make sure easy food sources aren't available, and most of the time, they will be just passing through, not sticking around to cause trouble...
Invasive fish threaten Kenai: Fish and Game biologists discover northern pike in Hall Lake

...system's coho salmon. Pike hide in dense plants and wait for prey to swim by. Juvenile salmon and trout are an easy food source, which meams infestations near breeding streams can do harm to the ecosystem and local economy. Palmer said that...
A bad year for eagles in Juneau, expert says

...of foul weather we've had, Lewis said, that "wandering" will become even more prevalent as eagles look for easy food sources. There's one nest that failed roughly a week ago near Point Bridget State Park. It was there Michelle Brown and...
Bear on prowl; residents tasked to tidy up

...will leave, he said. Garbage left out, freezers unlocked or chicken coops unprotected by electrical fencing are easy food sources for the bears, he said.Fish and Game and Kenai and Soldotna police encourage residents to mitigate bear attractants...
Bears shot in Kenai: Sow, cubs killed after pulling trash from home

...from the area. "What we're trying to do is to get the cooperation of the public to try not to give these bears easy food sources while they're traveling through to get to natural food sources," said Larry Lewis of Fish and Game's Division...
Bruin?s persistence scores one vs. bear resistant containers

...conserving their energy reserves, ?I equate available garbage to bear cocaine, they become addicted to it, it?s an easy food source and they get a lot of bang for the buck so to speak or return for their effort and so there is no reason for them...


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