Seeley Swan Pathfinder -

By Henry Netherland

Students learn about bear ecology, safety at Bear Academy


Henry Netherland, Pathfinder

Danielle Oyler, bear education coordinator for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, shows first graders how to warn off an approaching bear during her encounter training session at Seeley Lake Elementary School's Bear Academy.

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley Lake Elementary School students spent the day at the Lions Club Park learning about bear safety and the role bears play in the local ecosystem during the school's Bear Academy Tuesday, May 4. Students transitioned through presentations taught by local agencies throughout the day.

"We just have this really awesome, collaborative group of people who've all come together to educate Seeley's young people about living in bear habitat," organizer Rob Green said. "It's really cool to be a part of that and to be able to help."

Green is an environmental studies graduate student...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023