Public Review of Draft Bear Population Objectives in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR) is seeking public review and comment on draft black bear population objectives through February 1, 2023. According to DWR, "these draft objectives, developed during the ongoing bear management plan revision, will guide bear population management actions over the 10-year life of the plan."

Please visit the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources website to learn more and submit your comments by Wednesday, February 1. Wildlife Center of Virginia’s president Ed Clark has been serving on the citizens' advisory committee for DWR and has been a part of drafting the objectives. Learn more from Ed here: