Bruin killings are on the rise in New York By Pete DeMola Times Union, Albany LONG LAKE — Bears are universal in Long Lake. Bear images dot the signs of real estate firms, pubs and diners, ice cream parlors, on homes, at the public … [Read more...] about A bear situation or a people problem?
By Francesca Krempa A black bear and her two cubs seem to have made themselves at home at Horseshoe Lake. Recently, campers have reported sightings of a sow with two cubs meandering around the popular campgrounds southwest of Tupper Lake, … [Read more...] about Mother bear and cubs prompt camp advisory near Tupper Lake
UPDATE from DEC Region 5: “Due to a documented escalation of the bear’s aggressive behavior since 2018, DEC determined the bear was a threat to public safety and humanely euthanized the animal following appropriate protocols.” By Brandon … [Read more...] about State captures bear that raided Lake Colden campsites
By Mike Lynch Adirondack guide Joan Collins was driving on the state highway through Newcomb a couple of years ago when she noticed a black bear crossing the road. “It had patches of hair that were just hanging (off of it),” she recalled. A … [Read more...] about Bear affliction spreads
By MIKE LYNCH A Morrisonville man is due in court later this month after he admitted to killing four bears over a bait pile, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The bears included a sow and her two cubs. Loren G … [Read more...] about Man charged with illegally killing bears
By MIKE LYNCH The state Department of Environmental Conservation killed a black bear at a Saranac Lake Islands Campground in the northern Adirondacks last week. The 11-year-old bear was killed Aug. 21, after it stayed at a site for several hours, … [Read more...] about DEC kills nuisance bear at Saranac Lake Islands Campground