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The Biology of Bears

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Feb. 22 / 7 p.m. / $

Maryland’s Black Bear Population and Management ~

Maryland is home to a wide array of wildlife species, including the American black bear. For many, bears are a novel species with little known about them. For others, bears are a part of everyday life. Nearly every spring, juvenile black bears wander near Howard County. Join Howard County Conservancy and Maryland’s Black Bear Biologist, Jonathan Trudeau, as he shares information on the history of bears in Maryland, how the population is managed, and what to do if you encounter a bear.

$5 per person // REGISTER HERE!

Jonathan Trudeau is the Game Mammal Section Leader for the Wildlife & Heritage Service, Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Trudeau’s position has him overseeing the black bear, deer, and furbearer programs for the Department. However, Trudeau is the main point of contact for anything black bear related in the state and always enjoys a chance to speak to the public about such an amazing species.

Bear cub spotted in West Virginia by Bonnie Ott. 



February 22
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Howard County Conservancy
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Mt Pleasant
10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
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Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the event. If a program is canceled by the Conservancy, participants will be notified and offered a refund. All other program fees are non-refundable and support educational programs at the Conservancy. Organized groups may not be able to be accommodated at our free programs. Please contact the Conservancy about scheduling a separate program for your group.


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