Join Raincoast Conservation Foundation, the North Shore Black Bear Society, Artists for Conservation, and Capilano University faculty & students as we launch the world’s first International Bear Day!
Family Fun Day Program 12 – 4pm, Cedar Building & Library Courtyard
Bring the family for displays, face painting, story telling, photography, art, a bear safety workshop, music by B.E.A.R., and guided walk. Meet those working on bear research and conservation.
Evening program 6.30-9.30pm – Bear conservation presentations, Blue Shore Theatre, Birch Bldg.
· Robyn Appleton, Founder, Spectacled Bear Conservation Society. Spectacled Bears, Peru
· Brad Hill, Nature photographer. North American Bears – A Photo Essay
· Brian Falconer, Marine Operations Director, Raincoast Conservation Foundation. Saving the Great Bear: Ending the Trophy Hunting of Grizzly Bears in BC’s Great Bear Rainforest