Lecture – David Telesco – Imperiled Species

Apr 23, 2024

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April 23, 2024


21+ workshop

This is free for members; nonmembers must pay admission.

“Tallahassee Museum’s Imperiled Species”

David Telesco from Florida Fish and Wildlife will be discussing the different imperiled species, Florida panther, Florida black bear, and red wolf, here at the Tallahassee Museum.

Dave Telesco is an Assistant Leader for the Imperiled Species Management Section of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The section is responsible for the recovery, conservation, and management of black bears, panthers, manatees, and sea turtles. Dave worked as the FWC’s Bear Management Program Coordinator from 2008 to 2023. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry and Wildlife Resources from Virginia Tech and a Master of Science degree in Wildlife Science from the University of Tennessee. Dave has over 20 years of experience in research and management of black bears with a focus on how to mitigate human-bear conflicts.

*This is an outdoor event

*Must preregister online