Paint Creek Campground Closes

Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency have closed nearby Paint Creek Campground to allow officials to capture a bear in the area.The announcement comes after several weeks of bear sightings, officials say.Forest Service officials also warn visitors that clack bears in the wild are opportunistic, feeding on whatever is readily available. Food odors and improperly stored garbage will attract bears to campsites and picnic areas, even when humans are around,” the warning states.

Source: MG News

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