Black Bear Specific Info/Resources
Black bear sightings throughout North Carolina are becoming more common as the bear population increases and bears expand their home range. While black bears are not inherently dangerous and are rarely aggressive toward people, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advises caution to reduce potential conflicts. Click here to learn more.
- Click here for a UNC-TV episode of NC NOW for additional information on black bears.
- Coexisting with Bears (pdf): How Asheville residents can coexist safely and peacefully with bears.
Share this story to...