The FWC believes a female panther has crossed the Caloosahatchee River, the first in more than 40 years--great news for the long term prospects for the endangered animal's survival.

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Injured panther undergoes orthopedic surgery at University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine.

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20th panther killed by a car this year.

 

Reminder of how important preserved lands are not only for endangered species but for all species.

Panther chasing feral hog--unknown location
Panther chasing feral hog--unknown location

Have you seen a panther? Notify the Florida Wildlife Commission here.

PANTHERS Click here to hear a panther

Florida SIERRA CLUB panther site

 

News Media Links

        Articles--Carlton

Sierra Club News update on panther killed

Panther sighted on Carlton Reserve | | HeraldTribune.com

What follows a panther? A debate | | HeraldTribune.com

Florida panther spotted in Sarasota County preserve

Cougar Net 1/11/2002 

Herald Tribune, Kate Spinner article 7/21/08

Herald Tribune Editorial by Larry Evans 7/25/08

Harbor Happenings, Spring 2010, go to page 13 “Panther expands territory into wildlife reserve in Sarasota County

by Sherm Stratton, Friends of the Carlton Reserve  

St. Pete Times, Feb 23, 2002, “Real Florida, Welcome to the Neighborhood.”     

TV and Radio--Carlton

Florida Panther sighted in Sarasota County - WWSB ABC 7 | 

WFLA  Channel 8 Tampa Bay Online Feb 17, 2010

WFLA Channel 8, FOCR Wildlife Camera Project 2008 

WMNF radio 2/17/2010 

 

       Articles--general

May 2012 Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge

9/24/10 Study: Scientists Helped Improve Outlook for Florida Panthers in MY FWC

Carl Pope: But What Does the Panther Think?

Groups sue federal agency to better protect Florida panther

Environmental groups file lawsuit to protect panthers | | HeraldTribune.com

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Sued Over Repeated Failure to Protect Endangered Florida Panther

Lawsuit accuses Obama administration of failing to protect Florida panther - St. Petersburg Times

Lawsuit Filed to Secure Critical Habitat for Endangered Florida Panther

Gulf Coast Business Review, “One Giant Litter Box”

St. Pete Times,Mar. 20, 2011” Few ever see a wild Florida panther, but a photographer scores a trifecta.”  

 

        Other Links

Florida Sierra Club Panther Campaign page on Facebook

Big Cat Rescue

Defenders of Wildlife: Guide to Recognizing the Florida Panther: its Tracks and Signs

Florida Panther.org 

Florida Panther Project

Friends of the Florida Panther Refuge

Florida Panther net (Florida Wildlife Commission site)

Florida Panther* in Sarasota Information

*please note that the pictured animal is a bobcat but the site includes several possible but unconfirmed sightings of panthers by residents)

 

Membership:

Russ@carltonreserve.org

President:

BobO@carltonreserve.org

Information & Website

Sherm@carltonreserve.org

 Park Naturalist:

Debbie Blanco 

dblanco@scgov.net

 

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2nd Tues. resuming in the fall of 2017

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Sarasota County

Field Guide

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 Sarasota County Natural Lands

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