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‘Active bears’ force North Carolina campground to extend ban on tents, park says

June 23, 2021

Tents and soft-sided campers are now prohibited at Mount Pisgah Campground through July 1. The additional time maintains camper’s safety while wildlife biologists and park staff continue their work to redirect bears to natural food sources away from this location. Last week, officials said a young bear had been approaching campers and taking food, although no one was injured. The Herald