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Black Bears in Connecticut

When: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Presentation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

This presentation by Paul Colburn focuses on the natural history of black bears in Connecticut, and an overview of black bear habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction and current research efforts. It also provides practical recommendations for optimum coexistence with our black bear population. Black bear artifacts will be shared with the audience

Paul Colburn is a certified graduate of DEEP’s Master Wildlife Conservationist program.  He is trained in wildlife management, natural history, and interpretation.  With more than 65 presentations under his belt, Paul loves engaging and talking with the community about the natural world.

Inclement Weather: 
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Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
For Questions, Contact: 
Jasper Sha
(860) 455-9534

This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.