SANDIA PARK — The Department of Game and Fish will host a bear
awareness meeting from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 25, at the Vista
Grande Community Center, 15 La Madera Road, in Sandia Park.
“We are trying to get an early start on the bear season this
year,” said Brandon Griffith, depredation specialist for the
Northwest Area. “Hopefully by informing and educating the public
and homeowners on how to coexist with bears, we can eliminate some
of the issues and problems that we have faced in past years.”
The meeting is open to area residents and others interested in
learning more about bears. Meeting topics include relocating bears,
public obligations under law, and how neighborhood associations and
homeowners can help preserve the bear population.
For more information about the meeting, please call (505)