How many bears were killed in NJ?

The 358 bears killed so far in this year’s hunt have already exceeded totals from each of the past two years. There were 315 bears killed across the two segments in 2019 and 225 in 2018.

Did they kill the black bear in New Jersey?

Others say the bear population is “exploding.” HARDYSTON, N.J. — The black bear that swatted an elderly man in the face last month is long gone, caught and euthanized by state wildlife officials, but the philosophical postmortem over the future of New Jersey’s largest predator continues.

Can you hunt black bear in New Jersey?

According to a 2007 ruling by the state Supreme Court, no black bear hunt can be held in the state without such a policy in place. With this announcement, Gov.

How many bears are in NJ?

Bear safety in North Jersey and what to do if you encounter a bear: New Jersey boasts a robust black bear population, estimated at more than 3,400 bears in the northwestern part of the State.

Are there bears in Warren NJ?

With the wild berry season peaking now in Warren County, it’s a good time to keep an eye out for New Jersey’s largest land mammal, the American black bear.

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