Environment

July 29, 2013 11:11 AM

More than 1,000 black bears call SLO County home

Although they are a common wildlife species, black bears are not native to San Luis Obispo County. But in 2010, the Department of Fish and Wildlife estimated the black bear population in San Luis Obispo County to be 1,067, with more than 30,000 of the animals found statewide.

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