Recreate responsibly to protect yourself, others, and the outdoors. Before you head out, confirm your destination is open and have a back up plan if it's crowded. Make sure to bring hand sanitizer, face covering, and any other supplies you might need with you.
Black bears tend to avoid humans. However, when they are prepping for hibernation, they sometimes find themselves in places where we live in search of food.
Learn about threats to select runs of Columbia River salmon and steelhead, the challenges created by some sea lions that travel upriver to prey on them, and efforts to support species recovery.