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Pick up tips for living with bears

Pick up tips for living with bears

Learn how to live safely with black bears during a program at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin.


Justin McVey, district wildlife biologist for the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, will offer the presentation. An expert on bear habitat and behaviors, he will offer examples of how to live harmoniously with black bears. Those present will be entered to win a raffle valued at $20.

The presentation is offered by the Nantahala Hiking Club. Membership not required to attend.

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