Are there bears in Rockford Illinois?

Are there bears in Rockford Illinois?

ROCKFORD — Several residents have reported seeing a single black bear today in northwest Rockford near Searles Avenue and Halsted Road, according to authorities. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources advises that the black bear can only be killed when there is “an imminent threat to lives and property.”

Are there bears in Illinois 2020?

An American black bear is seen north of Illinois 27 near Barry, about 90 miles north of Alton, in June 2020. Eric Schauber of the Illinois Natural History Survey said the state usually sees an influx of black bears during springtime as them move from Wisconsin to Missouri and Kentucky.

What time of year are bears most active?

Bear Behavior Bears are most active during early morning and late evening hours in spring and summer. Mating usually takes place in July. Both female and male bears may have more than one mate during the summer.

What is Rockford known for?

Nicknamed the Forest City, Rockford is presently known for various venues of cultural or historical significance, including Anderson Japanese Gardens, Klehm Arboretum, Tinker Swiss Cottage, the BMO Harris Bank Center, the Coronado Theatre, the Laurent House, and the Burpee Museum of Natural History.

Where are black bears in Boone County Illinois?

On May 26, 2014, a black bear was photographed at a residence near Galena in Jo Daviess County. The bear made its way east past Stockton, Freeport, and Rockford. On June 10, 2014, it was located north of Belvidere in Boone County. It headed south and was seen near Genoa in DeKalb County.

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