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Port Moody hosts bear information talk

Now is the time of year when Tri-City residents need to be more aware of bears in their neighbourhood. - TRI-CITY NEWS GRAPHIC
Now is the time of year when Tri-City residents need to be more aware of bears in their neighbourhood.
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Find out more about bears at a local presentation. A bear talk is set for 7 p.m. April 27 in the Inlet Theatre at Port Moody city hall. Christine Miller of the North Shore Black Bear Network will speak. Free admission.

Bear attractant checklist

Lock up

• garbage

• recyclables

• green waste/green can

• commercial garbage bins

Get rid of

• open compost piles

• pet food

Be cautious with

• bird feed (keep out of reach of bears or lock indoors at night)

• barbecue grills (clean after use and store indoors)

For more information:

Coquitlam: coquitlam.ca/residents/public+safety/bear+aware+coquitlam.htm; also: Bear Aware co-ordinator Drake Stephens, 604-927-6317

Port Coquitlam: portcoquitlam.ca/citizen_services/pets___animals/bears.htm

Port Moody: cityofportmoody.com/environment/natural+environment/black+bear.htm

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