Tag

black bears

Wildlife

Hyperphagia

Can you imagine eating 400 Oreo cookies per day for weeks on end?  Or 25 hamburgers? That’s what it’s like to be a black bear during the month of September in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.  In order to get ready to den for the winter months, black bears must consume…

Continue reading
Wildlife

Being Bear Aware

The hot topic on NextDoor had a single subject line — “Bear.” Living in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado means living with wildlife.  Perhaps no single animal symbolizes the wild in wilderness more than bears.  Only black bears call Colorado home, as Grizzly Bears were hunted to extinction early in…

Continue reading
Uncategorized

Being Bear Aware

A neighbor emailed us recently to let us know of extreme bear activity in our neighborhood.  Several residents have had bear incidents on their property ranging from fairly mild (knocking something over), to downright aggressive and scary.  Apparently at one home, a bear was able to slide open the patio door,…

Continue reading
Close