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Bear Sightings In Overton Becoming More Common

Multiple bear sightings have been reported in the Alpine area of Overton County over the last few weeks. TWRA Outreach and Communications Coordinator Mime Barnes said that bear sightings in the Upper Cumberland have become more common as bear populations grow and their ranges increase. She said that bears have come to find the region suitable for habitation. “And that ... Read More »

Bear Sightings Expected In UC As Animals Look For New Habitat

Upper Cumberland residents need to be aware that young black bears will begin moving through the area looking for a habitat. TWRA Information & Education Officer Mime Barnes said this is the mostly likely time of year for people to spot a bear. Barnes said the goal is to get them out of town and into the wild, so things ... Read More »