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Bear sightings more likely than ever in Florida

Bear sightings more likely than ever in Florida

Bear sightings have become more common, and it isn’t just people thinking they are seeing bears visible to the public more than ever before. The odds are as good as they have ever been in the last 100 years. “As both the human and bear populations continue to increase in Florida, there are more opportunities […]

Fall months bring spike in activity among Florida’s largest land mammal

Fall months bring spike in activity among Florida’s largest land mammal

It’s a safe bet bears aren’t watching their figures in the fall and winter months. This is the time of the year when they are most active, that being the fall and winter months, as they pack on the pounds by consuming as many calories as possible. Read the full article in the Oct. 11 […]

Holley by the Sea receives $65,000 bear grant

Holley by the Sea receives $65,000 bear grant

The Holley by the Sea Homeowners Association has secured $65,000 in grant money to combat black bears in the neighborhood. This “BearWise” grant program was funded by the Florida Legislature and Florida Fish and the Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The program will award $515,000 in grants across the state. Read the full article in the […]