Bears Are Emerging From Hibernation


K2's Ophelia Young reports, oyoung@k2tv.com: 

It's the time of the year when bears are starting to come out of their dens...and officials say they're hungry. 




There were five bear attacks recorded in Wyoming last year, and one of those was fatal. 

This year the Game and Fish Department wants to keep the peace between bears and humans, so there will be a workshop this Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Trails Center Ski Lodge on Casper Mountain. 

The workshop is aimed at those who enjoy the outdoors as well as people who live in bear habitat areas.  It will also cover what to do if you encounter other large predators such as wolves and mountain lions.