New Jersey Bear Hunt Underway as Fate of Future Ones Unclear

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Thousands of hunters and small groups of protesters have spread out across northern New Jersey as the state’s latest bear hunt got underway.

Oct. 9, 2017,

The Associated Press

Greg Honachefsky, a volunteer wildlife technician, weighs the first hunted black bear checking in at the Whittingham Wildlife Managment Area d

uring the first day of a six-day state black bear hunt Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Fredon, N.J. (Daniel Freel/The New Jersey Herald via AP) The Associated Press

NEWTON, N.J. (AP) — Thousands of hunters and some small groups of protesters spread out across northern New Jersey on Monday without any reports of major incidents during the state’s latest bear hunt.

State wildlife officials have touted the annual hunts as an important part of controlling the bear population and minimizing run-ins with humans, particularly in the northern part of New Jersey known as bear country. There are an estimated 2,400 to…

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2 thoughts on “New Jersey Bear Hunt Underway as Fate of Future Ones Unclear

  1. honachefsky has ben advocaging killing wildlife for a logn time in nj. times have changed. nj is inot in l930 anymore. this is 2018. when does this horror end. when do people wake up to the horror of gign out to kill wildlife and let it die a horrific death

  2. If BC Canada can do it, it can be done. I think people are grudgingly coming around to the idea that the world is a different place today, and the debt of past greed has come due.

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