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Tips for keeping bears out of compost

MORE AND MORE bears in search of food have been making their way into residential neighborhoods. Vermont Fish & Wildlife offers a number of tips for composting so that bears won’t be attracted to your property. Photo John Hall/Vermont Fish & Wildlife 

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says many people are having problems with bears looking for food near their homes, and with the food scrap ban in effect the department is providing tips for people who are composting at home so they can avoid attracting hungry bears. 

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