2015 Bear Hunt Media Resources

Below you will find a multi-media resource center complete with articles, fact sheets, images and video regarding bear management and the 2015 Florida bear hunt.

Media Contacts

Susan Smithsusan.smith@myfwc.com or 850-488-4676

Tammy Sapptammy.sapp@myfwc.com or 850-228-1353


Fact Sheets


Bear Hunting in Florida/Summary of Rules

Bear Management Units

Important facts you need to know about black bear conservation in Florida

  • Article by Certified Wildlife Biologist and Executive Director, Nick Wiley


Florida Black Bear Management Plan

Information about Florida Black bears




FWC Facts:
Burrowing owls live as single breeding pairs or in loose colonies consisting of two or more families. Unlike most owls, burrowing owls are active during both day and night.

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