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    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Wildlife Myths Program at Bandy Creek Visitor Center on Saturday, June 15

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L: Black Bears; R: Corn Snake

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News Release Date: June 11, 2013
Contact: Sherry Fritschi, 423-286-7275
Contact: Effie Houston, 423-569-9778

There will be a program on "Myths and Misconceptions about Wildlife" at the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area on Saturday, June 15, at 10:00 a.m. (EDT).  This program will be held on the back porch of the Bandy Creek Visitor Center.

People of all ages can learn how to keep safe while hiking in areas with potentially dangerous wildlife.  Visitors will learn what to do if they encounter wildlife such as bears and snakes.

For more information, contact the Bandy Creek Visitor Center at (423) 286-7275.  

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