There have been most recent sightings were near Pinnacle Road and Rush-Mendon Road. The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) was contacted to find out more information and resources for residents who are concerned about the recent bear sightings in our town. Below are links to find more information about black bears and ways to reduce conflicts between people and bears. The "Living with Bears" Brochure is available online or in the town hall.
- Living with Bears Brochure: https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/wildlife_pdf/livingwithbears.pdf
- Reducing Human-Bear Conflic:ts https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/6995.html
- Bears and Bird Feeders: https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/94709.html
- General Black Bear Information: https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/6960.html