Posts Categorized: Living with Wildlife

Black Bear, © Mark Bennett

Is the Florida Black Bear Still at Risk? »

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida black bear numbers have increased and the bear should no longer be on the state’s list of threatened species. Defenders’ Laurie Macdonald says not so fast.

Panther Progress a Complicated Process »

A growing population of endangered Florida panthers is great news, but also presents difficulties, particularly as natural habitat continues to shrink. Read more about the challenges presented by panther progress, and how Defenders’ partners propose to meet them.