Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission

Last year we fought and fought to convince Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) to #StuntTheHunt of Florida’s Black Bear. You already know they didn’t listen and the result was a Black Bear Bloodbath that took nearly 300 bears from the people of Florida. Worse yet, FWC announced plans to make the hunt an annual event despite not even knowing the […]

Warning: The Images Contained In This Article Are Graphic, Disturbing and May Not Be Suitable For Some AudiencesLast weekend was supposed to be the beginning of a week-long Black Bear hunting season in Florida. Hunting  was previously banned due to a dangerously low population of Florida black bears – they were only taken off a federal endangered species watch-list three years ago. However, earlier […]

Yesterday the Florida Wildlife Commission (FWC) in a 5-1 decision, voted to lift the 40 year Florida Black Bear hunting ban. They did this despite the fact that a majority of Floridians (75 percent) oppose the hunt after a massive public education campaign by Environmental Action members and our allies — including running ads like the on on the right […]