Black Bears in Connecticut: When, Where, and How Many?
Dr. Tracy Rittenhouse will tell us about a 4-year research project studying Connecticut’s black bear population as they have expanded their range throughout the state. Results from the project are also available online at http://clear3.uconn.edu/viewers/bears/
Dr. Tracy Rittenhouse is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at University of Connecticut. She studies where wild animals live and how they travel through habitats. More information about her research is available on her website http://wfcc.uconn.edu/Tracy_Rittenhouse.php
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.