Door to Door Community Outreach

Project Description

Defenders of Wildlife staff,FWC staff and volunteers go door-to-door in select neighboorhoods experiencing human/bear ir human/panther conflicts to pass out "Living With Wildlife" packets. The packet of materials include important information on how to avoid conflicts with bears and panthers, brochures about natural bear and panther behavior, and important phone numbers abd resources for residents with questions or in need of assistance.

Project Map

Publicly Accessible: Yes
County: Lee County, FL

Project Sites

  • Ft.Myers Shores
  • Verandah

Goals and Targets

Primary Motivations:

  • Conservation Mission

Targeted Habitats:

  • Forests and Woodlands
  • Human Habitats
  • Shrublands and Grasslands
  • Wetlands and Riparian Habitats

Targeted Species:

  • Florida Black Bear Ursus americanus floridanus
  • Florida Panther Puma concolor coryi

Conservation Actions

Action Status Start Year End Year
Education Completed 2009 2009


Is the success of this project's actions being monitored? No/Unknown

Quick Facts

Owning Organization

Defenders of Wildlife

Managing Organization

Defenders of Wildlife
(Non-Governmental Organization)

Contact Information

Shannon Miller (Florida Program Coordinator )
Defenders of Wilflife

General Information

Project #: 213699
Last Updated: June 28, 2013

Project Relations


Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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