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Deer Feeders Can Hide Trouble!

  Palmer amaranth can reach heights up 10 feet and signal real trouble for hunters, farmers, and land managers. Loaded with numerous small seeds, mature plants and “offspring” are difficult to control. Photo Courtesy of University of Florida / IFAS Deer feeders are common in North Florida, and “deer corn” is sold in multiple markets. …

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Black Bears and Wildlife Feeders: Tips to Make Your Feeder Bear Resistant

Panhandle Florida has two geographically distinct populations of black bears. Florida’s black bear population estimate was as low as 300 in the 1970s, today the population estimate is more than 3,000 bears distributed in seven geographically distinct areas of the state (Figure 1.)  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has developed a long-term …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/11/17/black-bears-and-wildlife-feeders-tips-to-make-your-feeder-bear-resistant/