Sierra Nevada becomes first BearWise business in state

Press release from  N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission:

FLETCHER, NC (June 8, 2022) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will recognize Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. as North Carolina’s first BearWise business tomorrow, June 9. Brewery representatives will receive official signage from Wildlife Commission officials signifying their commitment to securing trash, limiting potential attractants for black bears and serving as ambassadors to the surrounding community.

Who: N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

What: Recognition ceremony to commemorate the state’s first official BearWise business

Where: 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Fletcher, in the garden behind the taproom

When: 3 p.m.



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