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Scenes From 2019 Bear Festival At Nature Center

on August 25, 2019 - 6:18am

Los Alamos County Councilor James Robinson takes part in the third annual Bear Festival, which sponsored by Pajarito Environmental Education Center and the Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation Saturday at the Los Alamos Nature Center. The event featued booths, arts and crafts activities for children and a presentation about bears by wildlife biologist. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

PEEC Adventure Programs Manager Beth Courtright, left, and PEEC Volunteer Ana Saenz keep busy during the Bear Festival. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Delaney Ulrich, left, and Siena Rolfe check out a bear skin during the Bear Festival. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Elaine Heinman-Sweeney, left, and Stephanie Long of Sandia Mountain Bear, participate in the Bear Festival. Sandia Mountain Bear is an organization that studies the black bear and helps educate the public on co-exisiting with wildlife. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Sandia Mountain Bear organization members set up a tent during the Bear Festival as an example of how not to camp in the mountains. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Omar Wooten, along with his daughter, Mollie, talk with local bear activist Karen Williams during the Bear Festival. Williams explained she became active after she was attacked by a bear. Photo by Kirsten Lasky/

A little girl puts on her best bear face during the event Saturday. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Libby Hill and Bridger Dickman check out one of the exhibits at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Wildlife biologist Daryl Ratajczak leads a presentation about bears in the planetarium. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Dave Pelowitz makes colorful bear balloons for Kristy and Christopher Torres. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

PEEC volunteer Dody Richardson helps a group of children create bear art. Photo of Kirsten Laskey/

A little boy hosts a teddy bear tea party. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/