In areas where the bears do come after your feeders, people bring the
feeders inside every night if they want to continue to feed the birds.
Audrey Werner, Pownal [log in to unmask]
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From: "Virginia Rasch" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 4:14 PM
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] bears vs. birds
> I read that the bears are coming out of hibernation, and the Vt. Dept. of
> Fish and Wildlife is already advising folks to stop feeding the birds to
> the creation of nuisance bears.
> With hungry avian migrants coming back to not much native food out there
> (very few insects yet, for example), I notice the birds are much more
> my feeder of late. I don't want to stop feeding yet!
> Comments? When do most folks stop feeding the birds for this season?
> I'm sure this will generate many thoughts and opinions, which I welcome,
> I'm sure others will, too.
> Virginia in Calais