Post Tagged with: "black bear"

Survey Finds Tennesseans Like Bears, Despite Complaints

Survey Finds Tennesseans Like Bears, Despite Complaints

by / on March 28, 2012

State wildlife officials have been contemplating an expansion of black bear hunts as the creatures multiply around the country. However, a telephone survey finds the black bear is well-loved in Tennessee, and most people think there should be more of them, not less.

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States Gauge Public Tolerance Before Expanding Bear Hunts

States Gauge Public Tolerance Before Expanding Bear Hunts

by / on January 24, 2012

Wildlife officials don’t usually base hunting policies on how the public feels about an animal. But they are with the black bear.

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Savage Gulf Bear Sighting Draws Crowds

Savage Gulf Bear Sighting Draws Crowds

by / on December 30, 2009

A bear sighting this fall has become a big draw for Savage Gulf State Natural Area. Park rangers report a 50% spike in visitors.

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