The FWC approved a panther position paper at its September 2015 Commission meeting to provide strategic direction to staff moving forward with panther management and conservation efforts. Florida panther conservation has reached major milestones and is an impressive success story. This position paper reaffirms the FWC’s commitment to work with partners to conserve and protect panthers.
- Panther Home Range Map July - September 2016
- Annual Report on the Research and Management of Florida Panthers: 2015-2016
- Interagency Florida Panther Response Team Annual Report: 2014-2015
- Keep pets and livestock from becoming prey to wildlife
- Annual Report on the Research and Management of Florida Panthers: 2014-2015
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Current estimated population: 100-180 panthers
Roads and panthers don't always mix. Read more about the issues in this edition of the Florida Panther Update. Read More
Need a primer on panther biology? Curious about the special adaptations that make panthers such marvelous predators? Then you'll find this issue of the Panther Update from the Friends of the Panther Refuge particularly interesting. Read More
Get an update on how "Uno," the panther blinded when shot with a shotgun, is doing in his new home at the Naples Zoo and read the story of the passing of FP93 who died at 17 years old. Read More