Pure Montana Tales presents "Walking Bear Comes Home"

SEELEY LAKE - Pure Montana Tales presents the film, “Walking Bear Comes Home: The Life and Work of Chuck Jonkel” Thursday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Seeley Lake Community Hall. This film premiered at the 40th International Wildlife Film Festival in 2017, a festival which Jonkel founded in 1977.

Jonkel was widely known as Montana’s “bear expert”, a role now filled by his son Jamie Jonkel, the current bear manager for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 2. Barring any bear emergencies, Jamie will attend this screening along with Frank Tyro, the film’s director.

Jonkel’s fascination with bears...

 

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