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.
News and Highlights
This report summarizes data collected on Florida panthers for research and management during fiscal year 1 July 2014 - 30 June 2015. Read More
Annual report on the research and management of Florida panthers: 2013-2014 Read More
News release about protecting hobby livestock Read More
News release about panther sighting web site. Read More
In the world of the endangered Florida panther, 2013 brought less mortality, a female panther successfully released back into the wild, and significant public participation in reporting panther sightings. Read More
FWC biologists collected the remains of a male panther recently spotted in the Golden Gate Estates neighborhood of Collier County.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued a proclamation March 6 declaring Saturday, March 16, 2013, as Save the Florida Panther Day. Read More