Safety procedures detailed as grizzlies become more common in the area

 

Last updated 5/6/2021 at Noon



The Big Sandy Senior Center hosted a talk by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Bear Management Specialist Wesley Sarmento detailing how to deal with the increasing presence of grizzly bears in the area.

During the last several years, grizzly bears have been expanding out of their recovery zones including to the prairies east of the Rocky Mountain Front, FWP said in a release announcing the meeting.

A pair of grizzly bears recently were spotted about 15 miles northwest of Big Sandy, but have since moved out of the area.

Sarmento said he wanted to hold a talk like this last year, when a gri...



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