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Door to Door Community Outreach

Project #: 213699  –   Updated: June 28, 2013

Project Summary

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.

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Location (by county):
Lee County (FL)

Watersheds:
Caloosahatchee

Congressional Districts:
FL District 17

Bird Conservation Regions:
Peninsular Florida

USFWS Regions:
Southeast Region

Public Access

Site Name Publicly Accessible
Verandah Yes
Ft.Myers Shores Yes

Full 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 Assistance & Partnership Opportunities

Volunteers

Volunteers on as needed basis, as projects come up.

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

Actions

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Outcomes

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

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Organization

Defenders of Wildlife
(Non-Governmental Organization)

Primary Contact

Shannon Miller  (Florida Program Coordinator )
Defenders of Wilflife
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Partners

  • Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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