Black Bear FestivalFree arts and crafts and interactive games for children at participating organizations booths throughout the festival. Some of the activities scheduled are:

  

AND much more!

Black Bear FestivalLearn all there is about bears, native wildlife, outdoor adventures and more by visiting the following links:

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Defenders of Wildlife
Kids’ Planet External Website

U.S. Forest Service
Forest Service Kids External Website

Ocala National Forest
Just for Kids External Website

Black Bear Scenic ByWay
Kids Corner External Website

Lake County
Family Fun Destinations External Website


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FWC Facts:
Adult white-tailed deer in Florida average 125 lbs. for bucks, 95 lbs. for does. The Key deer subspecies is noticeably smaller, averaging just 27 in. tall and 55-70 lbs.

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