ABR’s “Wild Enclosure Campaign”

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. November 20, 2013 – We have officially kicked off the WILD ENCLOSURE CAMPAIGN. ABR wants to double the wild enclosure space over the coming winter. We must prepare the land, install proper fencing, establish additional water sources, create dens, and provide proper access for our curators to care for the bear cubs. WINTER…

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Appalachian Bear Rescue Launches a New Public Service Campaign to Educate the Public About Bear Safety

Townsend-based rehabilitation center for orphaned and injured cubs launches a campaign to protect bears KNOXVILLE, Tenn. March 1, 2013 – The Appalachian Bear Rescue, a Townsend-based rehabilitation center for orphaned and injured black bears, recently launched a new public service campaign to educate the public about bear safety. The campaign features Sam Venable, columnist for…

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Appalachian Bear Rescue Hires New Curator, Coy Blair

Townsend-based rehabilitation center for orphaned and injured cubs hires Coy Blair KNOXVILLE, Tenn. June 28, 2012 – The Appalachian Bear Rescue (ABR), a Townsend-based rehabilitation center for orphaned and injured black bear cubs, has just announced that it has hired a new curator, Coy Blair. Blair graduated Magna Cum Laude from Maryville College in 2009…

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Appalachian Bear Rescue Announces Two New Board Members

Curtis MinHinnett and Heather Ripley join Townsend-based black bear rehabilitation center KNOXVILLE, Tenn. May 9, 2012- The Appalachian Bear Rescue (ABR), a Townsend-based rehabilitation center for orphaned and injured black bear cubs, has announced the appointment of two new members for its board of directors. Curtis MinHinnett will serve as treasurer for the Appalachian Bear…

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Appalachian Bear Rescue Names Interim Curator

Rick Noseworthy assumes full-time role at Townsend-based black bear rehabilitation center Knoxville, TN: April 20, 2012 – Appalachian Bear Rescue (ABR), a Townsend-based one-of-a-kind rehabilitation center for orphaned and injured black bears, has named an interim curator after the resignation of its longtime and dedicated curator, Lisa Stewart. ABR is now in the qualified hands…

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