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Friday, March 23, 2018

Saving Black Bears So Hunters Can Kill Them

What’s the point of saving a native creature from extinction if we can’t start shooting the darn things again? That’s the unspoken philosophy of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which after two decades of protecting the black bear has decided the time has come to open fire.

September 1, 2015

Police: Please Don’t Chase Bears With A Dull Hatchet While Drunk

Of course, he’s just lucky that he met up with the police first — before he ever met up with an actual bear.

May 12, 2015

Bears Are On The Ballot In Maine As Hunting Methods Are Debated

Voters in Maine are facing the question of how to manage the bear population in a way that satisfies animal rights groups who are lobbying to ban hunting methods.

October 22, 2014

Yosemite Wildfire Crews Also Battling Bears On Fire Lines

By Joseph Serna, Los Angeles Times Crews battling a wildfire in Yosemite National Park have had to deal with steep terrain, dense forest brush, oppressive heat, and now, bears. According to the U.S. Forest Service, bears have become “a major issue with fire crew safety” in camps and along the fire line. “Extensive measures are […]

September 12, 2014