Are you a member or representative of a community group?

Is your organization being affected by human-bear conflicts?

FWC wants to help!

Bear St Marks First Sunday

What is a Community Group?  Any organization that represents a group of people, such as: county/city governments, homeowners associations, sheriff offices, police departments, beekeeper associations, animal services, scout groups, school groups, churches, hunt clubs, military, colleges/universities, environmental groups, other civic groups, cable/electric companies.

We have numerous materials available to assist your group - everything from instructions on how to modify your trashcan Adobe PDF and install electric fencing Adobe PDF to educational materials like how to live in bear country Adobe PDF and coloring books Adobe PDF. We also support community's efforts in becoming Bear Wise.

Bear Aversive Conditioning Workshop

FWC staff can:

To report specific human-bear conflict situations, please call your local FWC Regional Office.

If you have general questions about how your group and FWC can work together to resolve human-bear conflicts, please email

Bear Leon County Public Meeting

FWC Facts:
Black bears are called omnivores because they eat both plant and animal matter. A bear's diet consists of approximately 80 percent plant and 20 percent animal matter.

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