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Lions, Wolves, and Bears in Arkansas

Myron Means is the Large Carnivore Program Coordinator at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Join him and Lynn Foster for a presentation and discussion about the past, present, and future of bears and other large carnivores in the Natural State. Why was Arkansas known as the Bear State? What’s the origin of the town of Oil Trough’s name? How did black bears recover from almost being exterminated in Arkansas? What’s the life of a black bear like? Are mountain lions living in Arkansas? Is Arkansas involved in the attempts to save the red wolf from extinction? Learn the answers to these and many other questions on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 6:30 pm.

The event will take place on the Zoom platform. Free registration is required.

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Date and Time

January 27, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm