On May 20th, 2015 the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed to remove the Louisiana black bear from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife Species due to its recovery. The Louisiana black bear (LABB) is one of 16 subspecies of black bear in North America. The range of the LABB is all …[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.