Loading Events

Ages 18 & up. Black bears are highly intelligent and resourceful animals who use their keen sense of smell to forage for food for survival. They are to be admired for their adaptability and determination, but as bear habitat becomes increasingly limited, and humans unintentionally attract them to endless sources of food, negative human/bear encounters are inevitable. Come and learn about the natural history of Virginia’s black bears, why and when you might see one, and how to protect your property from their antics.