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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.

12/03/2012

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.

04/13/2012

A black bear caused a scare in East Brunswick, roaming neighborhoods and climbing a tree. It was tranquilized and captured by authorities. (Credit: CBS 2)

Animal Activists Fighting To Stop Annual NJ Black Bear Hunt

An appeals panel is being asked to stop the annual black bear hunt, which is set to begin next week.

11/29/2011

Bear hunters pose with a black bear that they killed at Waywayanda State Park. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Jersey Bear Hunt Begins Despite Protests

For the first time in five years hunters were out in the wilds of Northwestern New Jersey helping state biologists thin what they say is an exploding bear population.

12/06/2010

Bear hunters pose with a black bear that they killed at Waywayanda State Park. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NJ Supreme Court Won’t Block Black Bear Hunt

Supreme Court Justice Edwin Stern turned down a request by The Animal Protection League of New Jersey and the Bear Education and Resource Group to stop the six-day hunt.

12/04/2010

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.

12/03/2010

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.

12/02/2010