Coalition Educational Webinars

Becoming Bear Aware in Connecticut: Learn How to Keep Bears Wild and People Safe

November 16, 2021 Webinar offering helpful tips and best practices to be “bear aware” especially during the fall when bears begin their fattening up period and work to put on enough fat layers to survive wintertime hibernation.

In the Coalition’s first webinar you will hear invaluable information about status of bears in Connecticut, their life cycle and importantly how to remove attractants, deter their interest and peacefully co-exist with CT’s small black bear population.

Black Bear Killing in Newtown – a Teaching Moment

The shooting death in May 2022 of Bobbi the bear in Newtown sparked outrage across the state.  Join CT Coalition to Protect Bears for an educational webinar and a recap of the recent incident in Newtown.  Get an update on the status of Bobbi’s cubs being rehabilitated in New Hampshire, learn from wildlife experts how to co-exist peacefully with bears, and get all your bear related questions answered.