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The Ecology and Life History of Black Bears in Connecticut

When: 
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Where: 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Presentation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Black bear populations are expected to increase substantially in northeastern Connecticut over the next decade.  This presentation will examine the population status, natural history, and current research and management of black bears in Connecticut.

Dale May has been a professional wildlife biologist for over 35 years, including 15 years as the Director of the CT DEEP's Wildlife Division from which he retired in 2009.  For much of his career he has worked with wild mammals, including black bears. All are welcome.

Inclement Weather: 
Contact the center in case of inclement weather.
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 Education 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.