The Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society will meet on Monday, June 26, at 7p.m. on Petit Jean Mountain at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute in their Stables Classroom.

The program will be presented by Jennifer Taylor, Park Interpreter at Petit Jean State Park whose topic will be “Let’s Talk About Bears”. Arkansas’s state motto was once “The Bear State”. What’s the status of the black bear in Arkansas today? Jennifer will discuss feeding habits, hibernation, reproduction, and how to be safe around bears. She will also clear up a few myths about them. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend.

Call 501-977-3899 for directions if needed.