Seminar on wildlife safety planned in Green River

By: AP
By: AP

Casper, WY (AP) - Wildlife officials are planning to hold a seminar aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of bears, mountain lions and wolves.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will host the "Staying Safe in Bear, Lion and Wolf Country Seminar" from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at its Green River office March 14.

The presentation will focus on behavior and biology, population status and movements, proper food storage, safety and legal issues, what to do if encountered and the use of bear spray. It also will touch on wolf biology and interactions with pets.

The seminar is free and open to the public, but it's limited to 50 participants.

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