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  • Alaska troopers investigating unsalvaged bear carcasses

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers are investigating a case of waste after two black bear carcasses were found without any of the edible meat salvaged. The Daily News-Miner reports (http://bit.ly/1F2wVVC) that two skinned black bear carcasses were found discarded on Thursday at a transfer site in North Pole. State hunting...

  • Lawmaker wants study on managing Colorado bear population

    DENVER — A Colorado lawmaker who has called for the state to add a summer month to the hunting season for black bears will instead try to persuade officials to study bear overpopulation and how to reduce conflicts with humans. Lawmakers have been struggling with how to handle the booming population of black bears. Proposals to allow more...

  • Guide sentenced to confinement, fine for maiming wildlife in Colorado

    DENVER — A wildlife guide has been sentenced to 6 months home confinement, a $5,000 fine, 50 hours of community service and 3 years' probation for illegally capturing and maiming mountain lions and bobcats to make hunts easier for clients by shooting the cats in the paws or legs or attaching leg traps to hold them. Nicholaus Rodgers, of Shady...

  • Disabled hunters can apply for deer hunting at Ridgway State Park

    Colorado hunters who are disabled could have an opportunity to participate in a guided deer hunt at Ridgway State Park during fall 2015. A total of four hunters, two for the first season, and two for the second season, will be chosen for these special hunts. To qualify, the hunters must hold or obtain an accommodation permit from Colorado...




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