Spring in New Hampshire means black bears are emerging from their dens to search for food – including around your backyard bird feeder.
And warming winters are bringing the bears out sooner. So state officials now want people to bring in their bird feeders earlier than ever.
Kelly Dwyer lives in a big, airy house nestled up against the woods in Hooksett. Being back here, she says, has its perks:
“The surprise of what is going to show up that day – what’s going to fly in or walk in – it’s really exciting,” she says. “And just the peace and tranquility.”