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2022-2024 News Releases

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  • April 15, 2024
A black bear walks atop a snowy field.

The snow will melt soon in the Lake Tahoe region and winter will give way to a busy spring for area wildlife. Bears that have been wintering in their dens will emerge soon and they will be hungry!

Categories: Bears
  • February 16, 2024
A black bear walks a Forest Service dirt road.

In recent weeks, misinformation about black bears has been circulating online and on flyers posted throughout the Lake Tahoe community. With all this information swirling, it can be challenging to tell inaccurate information from facts – supported by science. The Tahoe Interagency Bear Team (TIBT) is here to help!

Categories: Bears, Education, Environment, Human Wildlife Conflict
  • December 15, 2023
A holiday greeting with a black bear at the center.

We hope this winter season brings you all lots of cheer, warm memories and time for rest and relaxation. However, it is not a time to let your guard down when it comes to living in or recreating responsibly in bear country. It’s important to keep in mind not all bears in the Lake Tahoe Basin will hibernate.

Categories: Bears
  • October 25, 2023
A black bear, standing on its hind legs, investigates a bear box in a Tahoe Basin campground looking for food.

In the Tahoe Basin, the changing leaves and cooler temperatures can only mean one thing – fall is here. With the transition of the seasons, bears are changing their behavior as well.

Categories: Bears, Environment, Human Wildlife Conflict, Urban Wildlife
  • September 1, 2023
a bear in the distance in a forest

Headed to the Tahoe Basin for one last summer camping trip? Black bear biologists who work in the Tahoe Basin every day have some advice and thoughts to share.

Categories: Bears, Human Wildlife Conflict

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