Black bear

Black bear permits, spring wild turkey harvest authorizations application deadline Dec. 10

(Wisconsin DNR)MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin DNR reminds black bear and wild turkey hunters the 2021 season application deadline is before midnight on Dec. 10, 2020. Hunters can purchase applications for permit drawings at GoWild.wi.gov or through an authorized license agent. Consider inviting others who may not usually participate in these seasons to apply and find an adventure in Wisconsin. Black bear hunting Harvest…

Groups want protections restored for Louisiana black bear

NEW ORLEANS — Environmental groups say they plan legal action to force federal officials to return the Louisiana black bear back to a list of threatened species. Officials announced removal of the bear from the list in March 2016 – a move opposed by some conservationists. The Washington-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility released copies of its letter to the…