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Presentation: Coexisting with Black Bears

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Thursday, June 20 at 6pm, Jessica Braunstein will give a 45 minute overview of black bear behavior and life history, research and management techniques (with a focus on Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks), and best practices for coexisting with bears.
A little about your presenter:
Jessica Braunstein is from east Tennessee but moved to Three Rivers in June 2023 to start her career as a Wildlife Biologist with Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Jessica attended graduate school at the University of Tennessee where she earned a Masters Degree in Wildlife & Fisheries Science in 2019 studying black bear movements and food-conditioning in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, followed by a Ph.D. in Natural Resources studying elk population dynamics in western North Carolina. Her current role involves overseeing the bear management program in the parks and assisting with other species projects including work on bats, Pacific fisher, Sierra Nevada red fox, and California spotted owls. Brought to you by Tulare County Library and the Friends of the Three Rivers Branch Library. 
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June 20
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
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Three Rivers Branch Library
42052 Eggers Drive
Three Rivers, CA 93271 United States
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(559) 561-4564