Exploring · New Jersey · Outdoors · Sussex County

It’s Spring; Be Bear Aware!

As the weather finally begins to warm up, we aren't the only creatures starting to emerge from our homes. Bears are waking up and making a grand entrance. Unfortunately, not everyone is ready for them. Black bears are appearing in more and more residential areas and people that are not necessarily used to seeing them… Continue reading It’s Spring; Be Bear Aware!

Exploring · New Jersey · Outdoors · Passaic County

Black Bears in New Jersey

For the first time in over 150 years, there was a fatal bear attack in New Jersey. Five friends were hiking in the Apshawa Preserve when they encountered a black bear. According to the four survivors, the bear was following them and acting in an aggressive manner. Unfortunately, one of the group did not survive.… Continue reading Black Bears in New Jersey