Meeting Planned To Discuss Thacher Road Bear

Community Alert The Ojai Wildlife League invites the community to attend a meeting with representatives from the Department of Fish and Gameon Aug. 25 at 7 p.m., at Theater 150, 316 E. Matilija St.Attending will be Lt. Mike Stefanak, the warden supervisor for the Ojai area,and Andrew Hughes, public information officer. In addition, Marc Kenyon, the DFG bear biologist, hopes to attend. Individuals from local wildlife organizations will also participate. This is an opportunity to have a discussion about the recent shooting of a bear on Thacher Road and to educate ourselves on ways to prevent incidents like this in the future. Learn how to bear-proof your chicken coop and trash cans and simple bear aversion techniques. For more information call 640-0187 or visit Ojaiwildlifeleague.com.  

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