Tag Archives: Black Bear

Large bear euthanized in Killington
Local News
May 16, 2018

Large bear euthanized in Killington

By Robin Alberti

KILLINGTON—Spring has been fickle this year and came late, creating a shortage of native food for them to eat. Consequently, many homeowners and businesses have been reporting bears getting into their trashcans and Dumpsters around the area.

Last Wednesday, May 9, a…

State News
May 12, 2016

Avoid tempting bears by removing food sources

People love to see a black bear in its natural surroundings, but when a bear ventures into human territory, problems can occur.

Vermont Fish & Wildlife wardens and biologists are receiving reports of hungry bears getting into trash containers as well as raiding bird feeders,…