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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Camp Bonneville Bears

The Columbian recently ran a story about the clean up of the old army training grounds at Camp Bonneville in Washington. I was glad to read that a good portion would become a wildlife preserve. A couple years ago I recieved special permission from the army to set up remote cameras on the property and got some pretty cool shots of bears. One is a brown phase black bear taken in the dead of night (good thing too, the black ones don't show up so well in the dark).

The place is littered with un-exploded ordinance, some from the 1940's. I had to sign a waiver agreeing that I would not hold the US Army responsible for death or injury....






1 comment:

...Kat said...

the bear photos look like shots of Eden

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