Judge Rejects Effort To Halt Bear HuntA Leon County judge said Thursday science used by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is sufficient to justify the state's first black-bear hunt in more than two decades, although he added the agency could have done a better job in establishing the rules.
'Harvest' Numbers Set For Revived Bear HuntA target was placed on at least 320 black bears Wednesday as the once-threatened species will be hunted across Florida next month for the first time in more than two decades.
Bear Killed In Collision With 2 Cars In North FloridaFor the second time over the past 8 days in north Florida, a black bear was killed after being struck by two cars.
Wildlife Officials Support Black Bear HuntsBlack bears are closer to being placed on the state's wildlife hunting calendar for the first time in more than 20 years.
Florida Targets October For Bear HuntThe state this October would open its first black-bear hunting season in two decades, under a set of rules that will be reviewed next week.
Fall Means More Bears Showing Up As the seasons change, more sightings of Florida’s largest mammal will likely be reported.
Florida Black Bear Removed From State's Protected Wildlife ListThe Florida black bear is no longer deemed a endangered species.