Our Neighbor, the Black Bear

September 10, 2013Nature
Author: David S. Thomson DVM

Free presentation on Wednesday, September 25th, 7:00 PM at the Forbes Library in Northampton.

Do you ever wonder about the presence of black bears in our neighborhoods? How do you stay safe, and how can we keep the bears safe?

Riverbend’s Dr. Christina White has organized this informative evening with a presentation by Ralph Taylor of Mass Wildlife. He will discuss ways for residents to stay safe and avoid conflicts with black bears. He will also talk about local bear studies and the Massachusetts Large Animal Response Team. A representative from the Northampton Public Health Department will also be here to explain the city’s new ordinance on feeding wildlife.

Sponsored by the Massachusetts Division of Fish and Wildlife, Hitchcock Center for the Environment, Northampton Health Department, and Riverbend Animal Hospital.

Please join us on Wednesday, September 25th at 7:00 PM at the Forbes Library in Northampton for this FREE presentation and discussion.

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