U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced on March 10 that due to 24 years of dedicated recovery efforts by a broad array of partners, the Louisiana black bear—the inspiration for the teddy bear—will be removed from the Federal Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife. The species restoration is a significant conservation success …[Read More]
WHAT WE DO
Working to Restore and Support Black Bears
The BEaR Group supports the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks in restoration and management of ecologically viable and socially acceptable black bear populations in Mississippi.
The goal of the BEaR Group is to inspire cooperation and assist in educating all entities about black bears in the state and encourage, support and assist in the successful restoration of black bears in Mississippi.