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Bearwise Talk

May 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Mark your calendar! Bearwise representative & Mountain Education Specialist Ashley Hobbs will be giving an informative talk at the Pavilion about our local bear population on May 23rd at 5pm.

Want to learn how to co-exist safely with bears? Want to know more about black bears in North Carolina?

For more tips on how to coexist with bears visit: www.bearwise.org

A Bear Biologist with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will discuss the natural history of black bears in western North Carolina and how you can use that information to safely coexist with these North Carolina treasures. Among the topics covered will be:

  • Bear behavior and biology in North Carolina
  • The BearWise initiative, which provides ways to prevent conflicts, provides resources to resolve problems, and encourages community initiatives to keep bears wild.
  • What to do in a bear encounter


May 23
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm