Roxbury program to focus on bobcats
Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury will present a program, “Bobcats and Other Predatory Cats in Connecticut,” Nov. 3 at 4 p.m.
Master Wildlife Conservationist Paul Colburn will lead the program the South Street library.
The program, sponsored by the Roxbury Land Trust, will focus on the natural history of bobcats in Connecticut, an overview of their habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction and current research efforts.
Bobcat artifacts will be shared with the audience.
Colburn will also discuss mountain lions.
Colburn, a 2015 graduate of the Master Wildlife Conservationist Program (MWCP), has provided more than 160 wildlife presentations across the state and participated in several wildlife research projects.
Colburn is an avid outdoorsman, a graduate of Wesleyan University and served in the United States Army.
The MWCP is a Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) adult education program that trains volunteers in the fields of wildlife management, natural history and interpretation.