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    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Bear on the Plateau: An Interpretive Program at Blue Heron Campground, Saturday, July 20

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Date: July 15, 2013
Contact: Bill Herman, 606-376-3787
Contact: Dave Carney, 423-569-9778

American Black Bear2

The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area announces a 45-minute, ranger-led interpretive program about Big South Fork's largest mammal: American Black Bear.  Please come and enjoy an evening outdoors with Ranger Debby Zimmerman at the campfire circle to learn more about a myriad of bear-related topics such as historical relationships with human cultures, black bear biology, how to stay safe in bear country, and your role in keeping bear populations wild.  This fun, fact-filled evening activity begins promptly at 7:30 p.m. (EDT) on July 20 at the Blue Heron Campground.

This campfire circle program is free of charge and wheelchair accessible.  Please wear weather-appropriate clothing.  Everyone is welcome.

For directions or additional information, please call the Blue Heron Interpretive Center at (606) 376-3787.

Did You Know?

Freshwater mussel found in Big South Fork River

Twelve of the nations 300 species of fresh water mussels are now extinct. Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area currently has 20 documented species, five of which are federally listed as endangered. More...