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Discussion revolves around human-bear conflicts on Nevada side of Lake Tahoe

A nearly four-hour-long gathering of officials and residents this week explored ways to enhance bear management within Incline Village and the greater state of Nevada.

"Ninety-five percent of bear problems are trash-related," said Madonna Dunbar, resource conservationist for the Incline Village General Improvement District. She spoke to a crowd of nearly 40 residents at the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners' Bear Committee meeting at Sierra Nevada College. "A lot of times it's called problem bear, but it's really problem people."

The committee met with members of the public Monday night to discuss area bear management and potential solutions to perceived …

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