Proposed 'Pedals Law' Would Ban Black Bear Hunting For 5 Years In NJNew Jersey Sen. Ray Lesniak has introduced a bill that would ban black bear hunting in the state for five years.
Ramapo Mountain State Forest Reopens After Black Bear ConcernsThe forest was closed to hikers after eight people were chased by a black bear two weeks ago.
Protesters Call On New Jersey To Scrap Bear HuntAnimal 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.
Fewer Permits Issued This Year For N.J. Bear HuntFewer people have been issued permits for this year's black bear hunt in New Jersey compared with last year.