Now is the time! Put away bird feeders for the summer. Keep food garbage secured until you can have it properly disposed of. If you have garbage pick up, put garbage to curb as close to pick up time as possible.
Experienced and older bears come out of the winter dens quite fat and not in need of food. They are not ravenously hungry as commonly assumed. A bear certainly will eat what we allow them to access. – www.bearwithus.org