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2017-04-20 : 2017-04-20
Thursday, April 20
Swan River Community Hall
Spring Bear Wake-up Social in Bigfork on April 20th

Join Swan Valley Bear Resources for a "Spring Bear Wake-up Social" on Thursday, April 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Swan River Community Hall located at 115 Swan River Road in Bigfork.

This community event will help people learn about grizzly bear behavior, biology, and conflict management. The following MT Fish Wildlife & Parks Grizzly Bear Management Specialists will be on hand to share their stories and answer questions:

- Tim Manley, Region 1 - "Managing Grizzly Bears and People in the Greater Flathead Valley"
- Mike Madel, Region 4 - "Grizzly Bears of Montana's East Front"

"We at Swan Valley Bear Resources are excited to host this year's "Spring Bear Wake-up Social" for our neighbors in the lower Swan River, Ferndale, and Bigfork areas," says Adam Lieberg, Co-Founder of Swan Valley Bear Resources and Conservation Practitioner at Swan Valley Connections. "This event has become a great tradition that provides both entertainment and education about living in bear country to communities throughout the Swan River watershed."

The Bear Wake-up Social is free and open to all. Complimentary pizza and beverages, including beer, will be available 'till gone. Bear pepper-spray will also be available for purchase.

Visit for more information or contact or 406 754 3137.

Swan Valley Bear Resources offers resources, experience and expertise to help prevent bear conflicts on private and public properties in the Swan Valley.

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