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“Wild Maine” Series: American Black Bear Monitoring in Maine with Randy Cross (Center for Wildlife Studies)

Tuesday, March 12 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

The Center for Wildlife Studies “Wild Maine” Series, in partnership with the Camden Public Library, continues with a presentation by bear biologist Randy Cross all about American Black Bear monitoring in Maine. This event will take place in the Picker Room and on Zoom on Tuesday, March 12, at 6:30 PM. Randy Cross will present an overview of Maine’s long term bear monitoring program with the Maine Fish & Wildlife Department.

This is a hybrid event and will take place in person in the Picker Room at Camden Public Library as well as on Zoom. To attend virtually, register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LKkQxTwgS1mS8vMsh9V2wg

Randy Cross worked as the field crew leader on Maine’s black bear monitoring project for 38 years, with two field seasons each year, including spring trapping and winter den visits. Cross is now retired but still works with the field crews on contract basis. He will soon be starting his 42nd trapping season and . “42 years of counting bears,” says Cross. “I can’t wait!”

The mission of the Center for Wildlife Studies is to provide accessible environmental education worldwide and promote wildlife conservation through science.

Learn more about CWS by visiting their website: centerforwildlifestudies.org

Learn more about the “Wild Maine” series here: centerforwildlifestudies.org/wild-maine