Bill Impact on the Control of Bear Population
Posted on February 26, 2014
The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife takes data from nearly 100 dens each winter to keep track of the bear population. Those numbers help determine the length of the hunting season and how many hunters would be needed. But that could become a bit tougher if a proposed referendum by the Mainers for fair bear hunting group passes in November- banning the three most successful ways bears are hunted.
Don Helstrom: Defending Maine’s Black Bear Hunt