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Free bear spray training offered

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 3:26 p.m.

Chuck Bartlebaugh of the Be Bear Aware Campaign uses mounted bear props to demonstrate the use of bear spray and the 30-foot range. Learn to use your bear spray. The Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and the Defenders of Wildlife will be hosting a free bear spray training Sept. 4 at Friendship Park (7426 N. Standard St., Spokane). (Rich Landers / The Spokesman-Review)
Chuck Bartlebaugh of the Be Bear Aware Campaign uses mounted bear props to demonstrate the use of bear spray and the 30-foot range. Learn to use your bear spray. The Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and the Defenders of Wildlife will be hosting a free bear spray training Sept. 4 at Friendship Park (7426 N. Standard St., Spokane). (Rich Landers / The Spokesman-Review)

Learn to use your bear spray. The Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and the Defenders of Wildlife will be hosting a free bear spray training Sept. 4 at Friendship Park (7426 N. Standard St., Spokane).

The first 30 people who sign up will receive a free canister of spray and holster. After the training there will be an informal gathering at the Screaming Yak. To sign up: facebook.com/events/2188325794572011/.


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