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Mon., July 17, 2017, 10 a.m.

Bear awareness program presented by biologist tonight

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Annmarie Prince pauses with a trapped, tranquilized and relocaed black bear she's preparing for release into the wild.  (Washington Fish and Wildlife Department)
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Annmarie Prince pauses with a trapped, tranquilized and relocaed black bear she's preparing for release into the wild. (Washington Fish and Wildlife Department)

WILDLIFE – A free presentation on bears and how to avoid bear attacks will be presented by a state wildlife biologist on Monday at 7 p.m. at Mountain Gear Corporate Headquarters, 6021 E. Mansfield Ave. in Spokane.

Annemarie Prince, of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, plans to cover bear biology, safety and demonstrate the use of bear spray in a program organized by the Spokane Mountaineers.




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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