By NM Game and Fish
Stay safe, stay aware
Every year, the Department receives hundreds of calls regarding bears and other wildlife that have come a little too close for comfort. Far too often our conservation officers find situations where people could have prevented such incidents by taking some simple steps to ensure bears stay away:
The Department again cautions New Mexicans to stay bear aware. We hope this newsletter offers you some useful information about bears and what we can all do to ensure both people and bears are out of harm’s way. Please do not hesitate to contact your local law enforcement for immediate assistance.
Colonel Robert Griego
|Protect yourself and bears by removing potential food sourcesHuman nature can lead us to believe that when we feed wild animals we are helping them. In reality we are causing them more harm than good. In the natural world, bears are very good at finding food sources on their own that help them maintain a balanced diet, without becoming habituated to people and residential environments. Read more…