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(JACKSON)  With reports of bears venturing out of their winter dens, residents are reminded that it’s a good time to think about how to avoid conflicts with large predators. Wildlife officials encourage anyone who spends time in bear and lion country to attend the upcoming “Staying Safe in Bear, Lion, and Wolf Country” workshop to be held in the Teton County Library in Jackson next month. Spokesman Mark Gocke says the free public workshop will provide people with good, practical information on how to prevent conflicts and what to do in an encounter.  Gocke says the workshops also will touch on the topic of wolves.  Says Gocke:  “With wolf encounters becoming more common, we’ve added some information on that topic as well.”

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