Large Carnivore Working Group Launches Bear Information Website

The BearWise website will help SEAFWA state agencies communicate how to best address bear issues


The Large Carnivore Working Group (LCWG) recently went public with the BearWise website (  The purpose of the website is to provide a forum to communicate central messages supported by SEAFWA states regarding technical information on how to avoid and address bear issues.  The expanding black bear population in the southeast necessitates helping people learn to live with bears.  The LCWG operates as a working group of SEAFWA’s Wildlife Resources Committee.