Bear Safety Tips – Food Storage

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Spring is the time when bears emerge from their winter dens and families once again are exploring the parks and forests. May is “Be Bear Aware and Wildlife Stewardship” month so it is the perfect time to remind Island Park residents, visitors, and tourists how to safely and responsibly live and recreate in bear habitat.

Owls: In Idaho and Beyond

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A few weeks ago, I was walking my dog and noticed an owl perched atop the roof of my apartment. I stopped and admired it quietly for a few minutes before continuing on my walk. The next night, I looked up and spotted two in almost exactly the same spot.