'Living in bear country' guest lecture August 22
Friday, August 06, 2010
Media contact: Toni Brannon, 850-265-3676
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) and Northwest Florida State College are hosting a
lecture on bear safety on Sunday, Aug. 22, from 3:30-5 p.m.
The event will take place at the Northwest Florida
State College - Fort Walton Beach Campus, 1170 Martin Luther King
Jr. Blvd. in the Building 8 auditorium.
The FWC's new 15-minute DVD, "Living with Florida
Black Bears," will be shown, and local residents are invited to
learn about coexisting with Florida's black bears.
Alan Knothe, wildlife biologist with the FWC will
be on hand to answer questions about bears and can suggest tools to
reduce problems and increase enjoyment of local wildlife. The
talk is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact the FWC's Northwest
Regional Office in Panama City at 850-265-3676.