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Everyone, we live right next to the Black Bear Wilderness Area, so there will usually be bears and other wildlife in our community. This is especially true now as the bears seek food in preparation for hibernation. So, should you see bears…as usual, do not approach! If possible, take a photo and take one of the following actions once you are in a secure location:
- To report an emergency or illegal activity:
Call FWC's Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922), use #FWC or *FWC on a cell phone or text Tip@MyFWC.com
- If contact or to report a bear conflict (bears fighting, etc.), call the FWC Regional Office nearest you. We are in the Northeast Region:
- Post sighting report and any pictures you have to the following Florida State Fish and Wildlife site:
Northeast Region Point of Contact:
Shannon Wright, Regional Director
1239 S.W. 10th Street
Ocala, FL 34471-0323
This provides State with actual sighting location by latitude and longitude. You can set the land view to map, zoom into our subdivision and pinpoint the spot on the ground where the bear was last seen. The initial starting latitude and longitude numbers are 28.827122 – 81.360835. This will place the pointer in the center of our fountain and you can move out from there.
BOTTOMLINE: We are in “their” territory!! Do not leave food scraps or pet food outside. Do not place trash out at night…they will smell it, come to investigate and eat...tearing through whatever they have to in order to get to it.