This is not the first time a bear has been spotted this year. Generally they are still afraid of people which is a good thing. But they keep coming back because they find food. So please: Garbage put garbage in containers that have tight-fitting lids and store it in a bear-proof location such as a sturdy shed spray garbage cans and lids with bleach or another a strong disinfectant  take garbage to the dumpster often Bird feeders fill bird feeders only through the winter months put away feeders in the spring and instead, offer birds natural alternatives (e.g. flowers, nesting boxes, fresh water) Pet foodRead More →