Volusia County, FL- Learn how to co-exist with Florida black bears during free programs at two Volusia County public library branches.
Stephannie Allen, education director for the Central Florida Zoo and
Botanical Gardens, will present “Bear Aware” workshops at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center
Circle; and 11 a.m. Saturday, March 4, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional
Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.
Williams will offer tips on how to co-exist with Florida black bears.
She’ll also discuss bear biology and explain what to do if you
encounter a bear and how to keep bears out of your neighborhood.
Reservations are not required. For more information, call the Port
Orange library at 386-322-5152, option 4; or the New Smyrna Beach
library at 386-424-2910, option 4.