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Grizzly Management meeting planned for April in Fort Shaw

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Grizzly bears will be the topic of a Fish, Wildlife, & Parks meeting on April 4th in Fort Shaw. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the Community Center and is free and open to the public. FWP bear management specialist Wesley Sarmento will discuss how the department is handling bears on the prairie east of the Rocky Mountain Front. Officials will also explain what to do during a bear encounter, such as:

- using bear spray,

-protecting harvested meat,

-safely deterring bears without killing them,

-and how to prevent bears from being drawn to homes.

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