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FWC working with Lake Mary neighborhood

April 16, 2014 

There are several ways to reduce the chances of human/bear conflict. 

FWC recognizes wildlife scientist with Louise Ireland Humphrey Achievement Award

April 16, 2014 

Joan Berish has been at the forefront of work involving gopher tortoises. 

Award-winning FWC Officer of the Year recognized at Commission meeting

April 16, 2014 

Officer Lee Lawshe is based in St. Johns County. 

FWC continues a strong presence in Lake Mary

April 15, 2014 

Adult female bear captured, euthanized Tuesday afternoon. 

FWC remains active Lake Mary neighborhood where bear attack occurred

April 15, 2014 

Area residents reminded to be aware of surroundings and supervise children, pets while outdoors. 

FWC removes another bear from Lake Mary neighborhood

April 14, 2014 

The bear showed no fear of people and thus was a threat to public safety. 

Bear injures Lake Mary woman; FWC investigating

April 13, 2014 

Woman treated for injuries, released from hospital 

FWC removes dangerous bears from Lake Mary neighborhood

April 13, 2014 

The bear appeared to be highly habituated to people. 

Springtime sparks activity for Florida black bears, cubs

April 12, 2014 

Advice for avoiding conflicts with bears. 

Commission to meet April 15-17 near Tallahassee

April 08, 2014 

At the Florida Public Safety Institute, west of Midway on U.S. 90. 

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Adult male black bears in Florida normally weigh between 250 and 400 pounds, with adult females normally weighing between 125 and 250 pounds.

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