Animal Protection League of New Jersey

FILE - A black bear is spotted in Vernon, N.J. on April 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Protesters Call On New Jersey To Scrap Bear Hunt

Animal rights advocates with doughnuts in tow rallied in Trenton Thursday to call on New Jersey to ban hunters from baiting bears and to bash Gov. Chris Christie for allowing the hunt.


Protesters rally in Fredon, N.J. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Protesters Rally As NJ’s Annual Hunt Nets 55 Black Bears

The six-day hunt aims to control the state’s black bear population, now estimated at about 2,900.


A Black Bear - File / Photo: China Photos/Getty Images

Case Against NJ Bear Hunt Ended By Supreme Court

The Animal Protection League of New Jersey and the Bear Education and Resource Group challenged the Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy, which includes an annual hunt.


Black Bear File Photo (credit: Joe Kurz of Palisades Park)

Court Refuses To Stop N.J. Bear Hunt; Activists Fume

Animal rights activists are petitioning New Jersey’s highest court and appealing to Governor Christie to block a black bear hunt scheduled to begin Monday.


A Black Bear - File / Photo: China Photos/Getty Images

NJ Preps For Its First Bear Hunt Since 2005

Animal rights activists who sued New Jersey on behalf of black bears in 2007 are going back to court to try to stop a scheduled bear hunt from starting Monday.