Itching to learn more about the bears of North America and Rocky Mountain National Park? Veteran naturalist and wildlife photographer Perry Conway presents this in-depth course on bear ecology and habitats. This full day course begins with a classroom session, where Perry will give an introductory lecture to the various species of bears found worldwide. The lecture will be illustrated with Perry’s dynamic photographs and will focus on the three species of bears found in North America. After lunch, participants will head into Rocky Mountain National Park to visit a historic black bear den site and see firsthand how bears mark their territory. We will meet at the Estes Park Visitor Center and travel together to various sites in Rocky Mountain National Park in Conservancy vehicles. Registration includes all required fees and permits for Rocky Mountain National Park.