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Bear Sightings in Montgomery County

There have been recent sightings in the Damascus area of a black bear with what appears to be an injured paw. Residents should exercise caution should they come in close proximity to the bear. Although black bears tend to retreat from people, they are still incredibly strong animals that can cause injury.

For more information regarding the bear sightings in the Damascus area, please contact the Western Region Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Service Center at 301.777.2136. Further information about black bears in this region, please click on the link below.

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To speak with a Customer Service Representative, please call 311 during business hours.