Lees-McRae becomes first higher education institution to partner with BearWise

Lees-McRae has officially become the first college or university to partner with BearWise. The organization, which was founded by bear biologists, works with states and communities throughout the United States to develop solutions that decrease the risk of bear encounters. The goal of BearWise is to ensure that humans, bears, and pets can live in harmony, and all enjoy the outdoors safely. Read more.