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Based on Florida Gulf Coast University's Panther Posse, Cougar Posse began fulfilling its mission in Jackson Hole in the spring of 2012.
A fortunate few catch a glimpse of a cougar, or what they think is a cougar. If you are wondering if you have seen a mountain lion...
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Thursday, March 18th, 2010
"Staying Safe in Bear, Lion and Wolf Country" Workshop
Time & Place
6:30 - 9:30 PM
Snow King Resort, Teton Room, Jackson, Wyoming
Friday, April 9th, 2010
Mountain Lion Jamboree
Time & Place
Sullivan's Restaurant in La Honda, California
Join us in La Honda for the latest updates from the research and conservation efforts of of the Bay Area Puma Project (BAPP). The first major study of pumas in the Bay Area!
This event will raise awareness in the community about predator aversion techniques and about our local project in the Bay Area, the Bay Area Puma Project (BAPP).
415.229.9335 | Web
Saturday, April 10th, 2010
Mountain Lion Field Seminar
Runs through Sunday, April 11th, 2010
Time & Place
Front Range Community College Room RP 110 Field Portion at City of Fort Collins, Bobcat Ridge Natural Area
Course Description: Spend two days with biologists Dr. Don Hunter and Caroline Krumm learning about Colorado's top predator, the mountain lion (Puma concolor). Instructors will take students into the field for hands on instruction in the tools and methods used in research and management. In addition to an academic overview, students will receive practical instruction on how to “read” the signs left by mountain lions. After taking the course, students will be better equipped to gain an understanding of how the mountain lion fits into the wildland and urban ecosystems, including its relationship with the people and communities of the Front Range.
Each day begins at FRCC with a morning of lectures and presentations that cover mountain lion ecology, such as physical characteristics, habitat preferences, prey base, ecological niche, life history details, and human-lion interaction. In the afternoon the class ventures into the natural area, learning basic habitat characterization, prey identification, mountain lion movement, remote camera trapping, and radio telemetry.
Note: The seminar will include moderate hikes of less than 4 miles per day; for details on Bobcat Ridge Natural Areas see: http://www.fcgov.com/naturalareas/finder/bobcat
Registration and Payment: 1. Online via http://www.catconservancy.org 2. Send an email to Caroline Krumm at firstname.lastname@example.org 3. Mail a check to RMCC P.O. Box 4132 Estes Park, CO 80517 4. | (970) 215-3759 | Email | Web
Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
Humane Society presents talk on mountain lions
Runs through Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
Time & Place
Auditorium at the Peninsula Humane Society at 12 Airport Boulevard - San Mateo, California
San Mateo County residents will have a glimpse into the life of a typical mountain lion at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, in the auditorium at the Peninsula Humane Society at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo. Woodside, Portola Valley and parts of Atherton are mountain lion country and, as has been documented more than once in The Almanac, residents have had close encounters. A lion attacked a goat in a Portola Valley back yard in February, only to be scared off by the homeowner. In March, a lion casually strolled up the front steps and through the yard of a Woodside psychotherapist's home while she was in session, with the result that she put up a warning in her waiting room. Lion sightings have been up significantly in The Almanac's circulation area. Does your yard or deck have occasional visits by a tawny 150-pound feline with a vertical leap capability of 12 feet to 15 feet? Do you have questions about living where lions also roam?
The talk, titled "Mountain Lions: Elusive Residents of the Bay Area," is meant to help people understand the role of the big cats in the region's ecosystem.
Yiwei Wang, a humane society volunteer and doctoral student in the Bay Area Puma Project, will present the talk. It will include a brief history of the relationship between people and mountain lions in California, as well as tips on coexisting safely with the animals.
The Humane Society requests a donation of $5. Call Amy Differding at 340-7022, ext. 369, for more information.
Thursday, June 24th, 2010
Presentation on cougars in Herington, Kansas
Time & Place
Commission Meeting 1:30 PM, General Public Comment Session 7:00 PM, Tour 9:00 AM
Herington Community Building
THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND PARKS Commission meeting is at 1:30 p.m. on June 24 at the Herington Community Building in Herington. One of the highlights of the meeting will be a report on mountain lion populations in Kansas by Matt Peek. A general public comment session will be part of the 7 p.m. portion of the meeting. Persons wanting to may tour Herington Airport businesses before the meeting. Meet at the Community Building at 9 a.m. for the tour
Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
Mountain Lion Incident Management and Capture and Handling for Natural Resource, Animal Control and Law Enforcement Professionals
Runs through Wednesday, September 15th, 2010
This workshop will:
1) Provide up-to-date scientific information on cougar biology and behavior
2) Provide information on how to identify cougar sign
3) Demonstrate the latest in immobilizing drugs and techniques, with hands-on practice
4) Answer questions on how to handle immobilized animals, precautions needed, monitoring, and what to expect.
5) Provide first hand information on procedures to use for crowd control, media interaction, and development of your First Responder Team
This one-of-a-kind workshop is designed to give First Responders in areas where pumas are showing up the tools they need to handle the situations safely, efficiently, and professionally.
Monday, May 2nd, 2011
10th WAFWA Mountain Lion Workshop
Runs through Friday, May 6th, 2011
Time & Place
The Workshop theme is “Cougars: Conservation, Connectivity, and Population Management.” The workshop will also include a Wild Felid Research and Management Association panel discussion on wild felid management issues in the Americas.
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Comments to WA RE: Pilot Cougar Program Amendments
The Cougar Fund | 2010-03-12
Kids Learn Cougar Basics
Jackson Hole News and Guide | 2012-03-28Cougar Fund's new program for 4th graders, Cougar Posse, which teaches about the importance of this apex species is up and running in Jackson, WY.
West Side Residents On Alert For Mountain Lions
KOAT 7 ABC | 2011-07-07ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A month after New Mexico Game and Fish spotted a mountain lion in northwest Albuquerque; there’s been another wildcat report in the Santa Fe Village Subdivision.
Spreading Wings of Hope
Drew Sterwald, Florida Gulf Coast University | 2012-07-01FGCU’s award-winning panther education program going global- Cougar Posse!
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History seeks entries for mountain lion exhibit
Monterey County - The Herald | 2010-01-25Have you seen a mountain lion in California, or even snapped a photo of the elusive big cat? If so, the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History would like to hear your story.
SD Weather Could Be the Cause of Deer Decline
KDLT news NBC | 2010-09-20A biologist says weather patterns, not mountain lions, are responsible for the recent decline in the
number of deer in the Black Hills.
Presentation on cougars in Kansas on Thursday afternoon, June 24th, in Herington
Eastern Cougar Foundation | 2010-06-08THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND PARKS Commission meeting is at 1:30 p.m. on June 24 at the Herington Community Building in Herington.
Florida Panther Experts Honored By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
WCTV - Florida | 2010-05-27Three Florida panther experts recently received a conservation award from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for their work in managing the endangered species.
Colrado State University says 21 people were exposed to plague from dead mountain lion
Denver Post | 2010-03-08Several Colorado State University veterinary students, eager to see a dead mountain lion, were exposed to the plague in November, as were employees of the school's new Diagnostic Medicine Center. No one got sick as a result of the exposure. But the incident did reveal gaps in health-insurance coverage for vet students and in procedures for dealing with plague-infected wildlife at the $42 million center, school officials say.
Big cats finding a home to roam- Sanctuary seeks new $250,000 enclosure
San Diego Union Tribune | 2010-02-17Conrad the mountain lion hid in his cave at a wild cat sanctuary east of Alpine, his yellowish eyes peering warily at the visitors outside his fence.
Couple takes extra measures against future mountain lion attacks
Santa Cruz Sentinal | 2010-02-08Owners of a small goat haven off Glen Canyon Road tried desperately to save their pet goat, Hanukkah, before she bled to death from a mountain lion bite to the neck.
Game Commission deals with Internet hoax
Trib Total Media | 2010-02-01Pennsylvania Game Commission officials in two different parts of the state have been dealing with the same Internet hoax.
Journey brings in big cat for wildlife display
Rapid City Journal | 2010-01-14In the heart of South Dakota mountain lion hunting season, The Journey Museum in Rapid City is trying something news -- adding big cats to its wildlife exhibit.
Famous tracker offers up info on cougars
Coshocton Tribune - WI | 2009-12-29First came the cougar. Now comes the world-famous cougar tracker.
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