UPDATED: Black Bear Spotted in Clarksburg and Boyds (VIDEO)

UPDATED There are more reports of a black bear roaming around the Upcounty.  On Tuesday, Ken D’Loughy of the Maryland Department of National Resources says a couple of residents reported the black bear in Clarksburg. He said the bear was spotted on Rainbow Arch Drive. He’s also received reports of a bear sighting at Greenridge Baptist Church.

D’Loughy says he believes this is the same black bear spotted earlier this summer in Damascus and Germantown. He said he hopes the bear gets smart and heads west.

ORIGINAL POST  It’s becoming a weekly occurrence in the Upcounty.

A black bear was spotted running alongside a fence at Ridge Road Recreational Park on Monday in Montgomery County.

Just last week, a black bear was spotted on Observation Drive in Germantown, and before that there were black bear sightings in Damascus and Poolesville.

The photos of this black bear were taken by a parks employee and posted on Twitter.

You can find out more about black bears by visiting the Montgomery Parks website here.

UPDATED: Black Bear Spotted in Clarksburg and Boyds (VIDEO)

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UPDATED There are more reports of a black bear roaming around the Upcounty.  On Tuesday, Ken D’Loughy of the Maryland Department of National Resources says a couple of residents reported the black bear in Clarksburg. He said the bear was spotted on Rainbow Arch Drive. He’s also received reports of a bear sighting at Greenridge Baptist […]

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Black Bear Spotted in Germantown

PHOTO  | Michelle Brungard

A black bear has been spotted in recent weeks in Poolesville, Damascus and now Germantown. On Friday afternoon, Montgomery County Police reported a black bear sighting on Observation Drive in Germantown. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources advises residents on its website that black bears may be seen any time of day and are typically […]

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Police Warn Residents to Stay Away from Bears

A bear paw print in Damascus.

Montgomery County Police are cautioning residents to steer clear of any bears they may encounter after a black bear was photographed in the Damascus area on Wednesday. There have been other black bear sightings in the Poolesville area of Montgomery County this spring as well. If you see a bear, you may report it to […]

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Black Bear Sighting in Damascus (PHOTO)

PHOTO  | Michelle Brungard

Damascus resident Michelle Brungard was driving out of her Montgomery County neighborhood with her husband and two kids on Wednesday around noon when she spotted a black bear moving across the landscape towards John Haines Neighborhood Park near Oak Drive. “We were stunned, never thought we would see one,” she said. “It was 10 or […]

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