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Fantastic Fall Events

Forgotten Coast Black Bear Festival – Saturday, Oct. 17
The public is invited to attend the Forgotten Coast Black Bear Festival Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Carrabelle, FL. This fun and educational event includes bear habitat field trips, bird watching tours, wildlife presentations, children’s activities and more. Location is the Carrabelle City [...]

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Be Bear Aware — U.S. Forest Service Implements Food Storage Policy

To prevent bears and other wildlife from becoming problems at popular recreation areas in the Ocala, Osceola and Apalachicola National Forests, the U.S. Forest Service recently implemented a forest-wide Food Storage policy requiring proper storage and disposal of food, garbage and other attractants.

(Video courtesy of mtozier)
“Public safety is a high priority for the U.S. Forest [...]

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