How to Keep Hungry Bears Out of Your Garbage
Winter is right around the corner and if you happen to be a bear, that means it’s time to fatten up before heading into hibernation.
Most bears won't hibernate until the end of October so this is a very busy time for them to look for food, and unfortunately a lot of them are finding it in people's garbage cans.
“This time of year we typically have a resurgence of bear calls revolving around black bears and garbage this time of year…they are making that last push before hibernation to fatten up,” said Jessy Coltrane of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Quick tips to bears out of your trash:Keep garbage indoors until the morning pick-upHold off on setting up outdoor birdfeeders until the end of October