As black bears have been spotted on the SouthCoast this year, we've got all the "bear" essentials for keeping track of them.

As the Massachusetts bear population increases and shifts, we should expect to see more bears in our area.

Keep up to date with the latest sightings here with our interactive map, but bear with us if we fall a bit behind with so many bear interactions happening on the SouthCoast.

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SouthCoast Bear Sightings in April 2023

  • Baby bears were reported in Mansfield in the area of the Community Gardens on April 30.

SouthCoast Bear Sightings in May 2023

SouthCoast Bear Sightings in June 2023

  • A bear crashed a bridal shower in a Carver backyard on June 10.

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A bear expert from MassWildlife joined us to discuss whether or not all the bear sightings are indeed the same bear.

Had a SouthCoast Bear Sighting? Share It With Us!

If you've had a bear sighting on the SouthCoast, visit our Bear Reporting Page to tell us about it, and to share photos or video, and we'll add it to our Bear Sighting Tracker.

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