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General News · 18th April 2021
GinaT CIMAS
The Big Three exhibit will launch on Earth Day, April 22, at 1:00 p.m.

In the fall of 2020 Cortes Islanders reported that bears were damaging property and stealing chickens. Laurel Bohart, our Natural History Curator, saw these events as the perfect catalyst for creating a new Wild Cortes exhibit in the Linnaea Education Centre. The exhibit features Cortes Islandís top three predators (
bears, cougars, and wolves), as well as information on co-existing with these majestic animals while keeping them wild.

The Big Three!! exhibit will launch on Earth Day, April 22, at 1:00 p.m. Join us then, or later during regular opening hours, to learn about historical and recent accounts of local human/animal encounters, watch an award-winning mini-documentary, view images taken on local trail-cams, and discover what Wild Cortes** and its partners have waiting for you to experience.