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Black Bear in Maryland

Currently, Maryland has a breeding population of black bears in the 4 westernmost counties (Garrett, Allegany, Washington, and Frederick), with the highest bear densities found in Garrett and western Allegany counties. Although evidence of a breeding population is confined to the western 4 counties, DNR receives several bear sightings and complaints in central and southern Maryland counties each year.

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Maryland Black Bear Conservation Stamp
Winning Entry for 2014-2015: Guardian Black Bear by Rebecca Latham
Winning Entry for 2014-2015: Guardian Black Bear by Rebecca Latham

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