The Florida Black Bear
Draft Update to Florida Black Bear Management Plan
A draft update to the state’s comprehensive Florida Black Bear Management Plan will be presented, along with a summary of changes and public comment to the FWC Commissioners at the December 2019 meeting in Panama City. The original plan was created in 2012 to provide a statewide framework for actions needed to ensure the long-term survival of bears and address bear management challenges.
The updates to the original plan, include new data, an expansion of the Bear Management Unit Profiles, and a new section on population management techniques.
Below you will find a list of relevant documents.