Wednesday Jan 24, 2018
Santa Fe, NM 87507
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Daryl Ratajczak, large carnivore specialist, talks about what to do if you encounter these creatures at close range.
Striking out in the back country of New Mexico is always an adventure since you never know what you are going to run into. With any luck you’ll get to see some of the state’s most iconic big game animals including the ever elusive black bear or mountain lion. But do you know what to do should you encounter them on the trail? Daryl Ratajczak, former Chief of Wildlife and Forestry for the State of Tennessee and large carnivore specialist will talk about what you should do should you encounter one of these magnificent creatures at close range. This interactive presentation will also cover key apex predator behaviors, seasonal movements and habitat.
Andrew Black will also give an update regarding policy and planning impacting sportsmen at the state and federal levels.