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5/31/2012

Presentation: Coexisting with Carnivores in Washington

On Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 the Sammamish Library will be hosting a special presentation: From Backyards to Mountain Tops: Coexisting with Carnivores in Washington

Dr. Brian N. Kertson, Carnivore Research Scientist with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will provide insights on the ecology and behavior of native carnivores including cougars, bobcats, black bears, wolves and coyotes. Get tips for avoiding conflicts with these species where you live, work and recreate.

All ages welcome!

Wednesday, June 6th at 6:00 pm
Sammamish Library
825 228th Ave SE,
Sammamish WA 98075

Click here to view the event flier.

Dr. Brian Kertson has twelve years of experience conducting field-based research on carnivores in the Pacific Northwest with a particular emphasis on cougar ecology, behavior and management.

WDFW Officer Chris Moszeter and his superstar partner Karelian bear dog Savute may also make a special appearance at the event.

And be sure to say hello to MLF's Washington Field Representative Bob McCoy, too! A special thanks to Bob for all his hard work organizing this event and for his tireless efforts helping promote coexistence with cougars in Washington.

To learn more about how to become an activist in your area, check out MLF's Guide to Becoming a Lion Activist and also see the list of our current Action Alerts.




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