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Co-Existing with Black Bears

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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April 4


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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ONSITE | Thursday, April 4, 6 – 7 p.m.

It’s spring and you know what that means! Warmer temperatures, beautiful flowers and trees blooming, people venturing out to enjoy it all. And it turns out black bears are coming out in large numbers to enjoy the same things that humans enjoy. Learn about the conditions that contribute to the black bear population continuing to thrive in Western North Carolina in proximity to so many people. Tanya Poole, Regional Education Specialist at NC Wildlife Resources Commission, discusses BearWise strategies recommended by wildlife experts that will help people better coexist with these amazing animals.

Learn more and Register for open classes: https://www.ncarboretum.org/education-programs/adult-education-classes/