Nora Hulton, CT DEEP Master Wildlife Conservationist, and science and math teacher at Washington Montessori School, will deliver a visual presentation entitled Black Bears in Connecticut.
The black bear population in Connecticut has continued to increase since the 1980. It’s important for residents and outdoor enthusiasts to learn real facts about black bears enabling them to stay safe, protect themselves and their property and make optimum coexistence with bears. The natural history of black bears in Connecticut, an overview of black bear habitat, diet, behavior, and current research efforts will be discussed. Black bear artifacts will be shared with the audience. The presentation is intended for all ages. Bring your questions and your sightings!
Ms. Hulton has a degree in Agriculture and Natural Resources from SUNY Cobleskill and owned and operated her own garden center for over 20 years in Cornwall Bridge, CT. She is an avid hiker and outdoorswoman, She resides in Warren, where she is a member of her town’s Inland Wetlands Commission. Her ancestry in Litchfield County goes back over 125 years, and she is passionate about learning and sharing information on the natural history of the area.
Gunn Memorial Library and Museum
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT 06793