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Maine bear bait vote sparks interest around US

...nuisance," Camuso said.Using bait - typically sugary human food such as doughnuts - is by far the most common method...growing bear population. Dumping thousands of pounds of human food into the woods - one oft-cited estimate says it's...
Pet owners buy organic, raid fridge to feed Fido

...fundamentally different, its new "Freshpet Kitchens" factory in Bethlehem using ingredients and processes adapted from human food production.The company entered the market at an opportune time. A widespread pet food recall in early 2007 - which...
Oppose Board of Game's community hunt programs

...harvest traditions. Those traditions include salvaging certain portions of the animal (fat, kidneys, stomach) for human food, ceremonial sharing, etc. The CHP requires detailed reporting about these matters to the State. A "Draft for External...
Feeding of eagles, bears creates unsafe situation

...ethical, fair chase hunters. It habituates bears to human food, creating problem bears and increases the chances of dangerous bear encounters, as they seek human food. A "yes" vote on ballot measure three will solve these...
Harbor seal takes up kayaking in Prince William Sound

...Skippy was rehabilitated last summer at the center, where she was treated for severe intestinal infections from eating human food. That's where she got the nickname Skippy Kayak. She was released as a healthy 60- to 70-pound juvenile last fall...
Officials: Give wildlife space

...into garbage," he said. To keep from attracting bears, McDonough recommended taking down bird feeders, not putting human food in compost bins and keeping trash secure in closed garages, sheds and bear-resistant garbage cans. Newborn moose...
State official says reports already received of bruins in Cooper Landing, Sterling

...leave food or garbage out," Lewis said. "No person shall intentionally feed a moose or a bear or intentionally leave human food or garbage out in a manner that attracts these animals. In other words, it is a citable offense." Lewis said anyone...
Slim pickings

...Code 5 AAC 92.230, no person may intentionally feed a moose, bear, wolf, fox or wolverine or intentionally leave human food or garbage in a manner that attracts these animals. "Violators can face a $110 fine for doing so," Selinger added...
Guidelines make spring more bearable

...the public, as a whole, can do to prevent dangerous bear encounters is to ensure that bears don?t have access to human food. Secure your garbage, don?t leave pet food out and never leave food out while camping. Remembering bear basics is...
Bear kills moose at home

...But this is a good reminder that we live in bear country and need to do everything we can to keep garbage and other human food items property stowed so bears don?t learn to forage around our homes,? McDonough said. ?We obviously can?t...


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