FWC approves black bear plan to conserve Florida’s largest land mammal
A plan for long-term conservation of the Florida black bear, whose population is estimated at more than 3,000 today, compared with as few as 300 in the 1970s, was approved June 27 by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ... Read more
Your Guide to the Florida Black Bear - Interesting things for people of all ages to know about bears
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On these pages, you will find the information, documents and links you need in order to live with, vacation near, conserve, and enjoy our native black bear. All important links are listed along the left side of the page.
If you would like to learn more about the Florida black bear and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, please view the 15 minute feature video below. Thank you!
Living with Florida Black Bears. 2009. 15 minute video segment that discusses Florida black bear ecology, conservation efforts, and how to avoid conflicts.