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Forest Service officials at the Juneau Ranger District advise outdoor recreationists that a black bear in the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area has responded aggressively to dogs. In order to minimize encounters, please observe the following: travel in groups and make noise to alert bears; do not approach bears; keep dogs leashed when in the area; and do not allow your dog to approach or chase bears. Visit http://go.usa.gov/rFJx for more tips on bear safety.
Bear advisory in Juneau 092612 OUTDOORS 1 Alaska Science Forum Forest Service officials at the Juneau Ranger District advise outdoor recreationists that a black bear in the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area has responded aggressively to dogs. In order to minimize encounters, please observe the following: travel in groups and make noise to alert bears; do not approach bears; keep dogs leashed when in the area; and do not allow your dog to approach or chase bears. Visit http://go.usa.gov/rFJx for more tips on bear safety.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Story last updated at 9/26/2012 - 2:37 pm

Bear advisory in Juneau

Forest Service officials at the Juneau Ranger District advise outdoor recreationists that a black bear in the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area has responded aggressively to dogs. In order to minimize encounters, please observe the following: travel in groups and make noise to alert bears; do not approach bears; keep dogs leashed when in the area; and do not allow your dog to approach or chase bears. Visit http://go.usa.gov/rFJx for more tips on bear safety.


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