Black Bear

DNR bear biologist and research project leader Dave Garshelis joins Heidi Holtan and John Latimer on the Tuesday Morning Show to talk about bears.  Dave talks about bears getting into our bird feeders and garbage due to easy access and the 70% decline in natural foods over the past decades.  For more about living and recreating in bear habitat, visit the DNR website.

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You're not going to want to miss this interview with renowned DNR bear researcher Dave Garshelis.  He was in today to tell us what they've found out since the highly unusual bear attack in December in Isabella, MN.  Bill Vagts saved his corgi from the bear and got bit, then the bear moved on to a construction site.  The DNR has done extensive studies on the condition of the bear, what was going on at the time of the

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John Bauer and Heidi Holtan were  lucky to have a conversation today with Bill Vagts from Isabella today about the harrowing story of saving his 30 lb dog from a black bear.