Fri Mar 30 00:00:00 MST 2001Increasing encounters with wildlife are inevitable as urban areas expand and rural areas become more populated.But an encounter doesn't have to end as a conflict.Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is sponsoring a series of seminars to help reduce conflicts with wildlife.
The "Living With Wildlife" seminars will feature panels of local experts talking about the types of human/wildlife conflicts that can occur and how to avoid them.Panel members will include local wildlife biologists, game wardens, horticulturists, nurserymen, and animal control officers. After an overview and remarks from each panelist, there will be a question and discussion period.
All seminars will be 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.:
Billings, March 29, FWP Region 5 Office, 2300 Lake Elmo Drive.
Helena, April 26, Lewis & Clark Library, 120 S. Last Chance Gulch.