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DEEP Reminds Residents To Be Bear Aware

Please be aware that there have been numerous bear sightings in Avon, CT. 

Early spring is the time of year in which black bear activity increases as bears come out of their winter period of rest. As such, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds residents to take steps to reduce encounters and potential conflicts with bears.  

Visit the DEEP Website for the Dos and Don’ts.  DEEP has several best practices for residents to follow to reduce the likelihood of an encounter with a bear. 

Make Your Place a No-Bear-Food-Zone

Visit the DEEP’s Website for the DO’s and DON’TS


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