Some people are just in the right place at the right time. And if they’re lucky, they might have a camera on hand. That was the case with wildlife photographer Heather Green when she happened upon a mother panther and two cubs in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve this week.
Posts Tagged: Save the Florida Panther Week
Save the Florida Panther Week may be drawing to a close, but efforts to restore healthy populations of big cats to the southeast are far from over. Listen to Defenders’ Elizabeth Fleming discuss a plan that, if successful, could help usher panthers down the road to recovery.
This month Florida legislators introduced a bill that would allow developers to build golf courses in state parks throughout the state. But public outcry at the ill-advised plan caused it to be withdrawn only a week later – just in time for Save the Florida Panther Week!
Daylight isn’t the only thing we’re saving this week! Yesterday kicked off the beginning of Save the Florida Panther Week, a seven day span dedicated to learning more about the threats facing big cats in the Sunshine State, and what YOU can do to help them.