Children make tracks at bear event

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Children shoo ‘bear’ Silas Roark away during an outdoor game about bears at the Cassville Branch Library Thursday. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com\

Children shoo ‘bear’ Silas Roark away during an outdoor game about bears at the Cassville Branch Library Thursday.

Emma Bowling, 7, hops to her next station as a ‘bear’ at a presentation at the Cassville Branch library about bears. Julia Kilmer@reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Molly Cox, 7, ‘picks berries’ after leaving her den during an activity about bears at the Cassville Branch library Thursday. Julia Kilmer@reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Children enjoy pretending to be bears and doing what bears do during a presentation at the Cassville Branch library Thursday about bears. Julia Kilmer@reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Roaring River State Park Interpretative Park Resource Specialist Kelly Koch shows children an example of what bear dung looks like so they can identify it in the woods and be aware that bears may be in the area, at the Cassville Branch library Thursday. She also talked about bears’ diets, behavior, habitat, and safety. Julia Kilmer@reporter@cassville-democrat.com
A child asks Kelly Koch, interpretative resource specialist at Roaring River State Park, ‘How did you get the teeth out of the bear?’ regarding a bear jawbone during an educational activity about bears at the Cassville Branch library last week. Julia Kilmer@reporter@cassville-democrat.com
With her mother close by for comfort, Juno Paul, 3, dares to touch the skin and claws of a bear. Julia Kilmer@reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Interpretative Park Resource Specialist Kelly Koch teaches children about bears including their habitat, behavior, diet and safety at the Cassville Branch Library Thursday. Julia Kilmer@reporter@cassville-democrat.com
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