Living in bear country lecture Aug. 22

August 11, 2010

Learn about safety and living in harmony with black bears

On Sunday, Aug. 22, from 3:30 – 5 p.m., Northwest Florida State College and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will be hosting “Living in Bear Country.”
Location: Northwest Florida State College, Ft. Walton Beach campus.1170 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, – In auditorium (Bldg.8)

Alan Knothe, Wildlife Assistance Biologist for the Northwest Region for FWC, will teach about bear safety and management. There are benefits to living in harmony with bears. Natural areas that support bears are home to many other animal species. Learn all about bears and the best ways to prevent them from becoming a nuisance on your property. These same steps help to prevent other animals from becoming problems. FWC’s new 15 min. DVD “Living with Florida Black Bears” will also be shown.
The talk is FREE and open to the public. For more information contact Alan at (850) 265-3676