How to Survive a Northern Michigan Bear Encounter

MyNorth — Spring is quickly approaching, and with it, hibernating bears will be waking up from their winter slumber. While it’s unlikely for people to see a bear in the Northern Michigan outdoors, it does happen. There are about 9,700 bears in the Upper Peninsula and over 15,000 statewide—the northern Lower Peninsula has seen an almost 50 percent increase in black bear population since 2000—according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

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