Black bears to be topic to lunch time lecture at HJC

Published 12:00 am Sunday, October 24, 2010

Natchez — Historic Jefferson College in Washington will offer a free presentation at noon on Thursday,. Nov. 4 titled “Black Bears in Mississippi.”

Brad Young, black bear program leader for the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, will give the presentation that looks at the past, present and possible future of black bears in our state.

Young conducts research and educates the people of Mississippi about the state’s largest mammal. Another primary objective of his program is the prevention of conflicts between bears and people

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This lunchtime lecture is free of charge and attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch.

For more information, call HJC at 601-442-2901 or send e-mail to

Historic Jefferson College is located off U.S. 61, in Washington, four miles northeast of Natchez.

Historic Jefferson College is a branch of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.