The MDWFP’s black bear program expects to get closer and learn more By Richard Rummel The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) started a Black Bear Program almost 15 years ago to conduct research on the population within the state. At that time, there were less than 50 bears. Today, it is estimated …[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.