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As spring slowly arrives in the Sierra Nevada and the promise of another nuisance bear season arrives, the Nevada Department of Wildlife is urging western Nevada residents to be "Bear Aware"

Since Feb. 22, four nuisance bears have been caught by NDOW personnel in Incline Village and Crystal Bay. Significant property damage to houses, cars and even a dry-docked boat was reported by property owners. In addition, the bears showed a lack of fear of humans, according to a Friday statement from NDOW. Three of the bears have been euthanized as dangerous or aggressive. One was caught, given aversive conditioning …

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The Record Courier Updated Mar 30, 2012 09:13PM Published Mar 11, 2013 10:28AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.