Door-to-Door Community Outreach - 2

Project Description

Defenders of Wildlife staff, FWC staff and volunteers go door-to-door in select neighborhoods experiencing human/bear and/ or 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 and resources for residents with questions or in need of assistance.

Project Map

Publicly Accessible: Yes
County: Citrus County, FL

Project Sites

  • Homosassa

Goals and Targets

Primary Motivations:

  • Conservation Mission

Targeted Habitats:

  • Forests and Woodlands
  • 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 2010 2010


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

General Information

Project #: 213700
Last Updated: June 28, 2013

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