June 22, 2016
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted to forego its controversial black bear hunt, promising to revisit the issue in 2017.
August 19, 2015
This photo of a bear cub who had scrambled up a tree in the Smoky Mountains was a lucky shot for All Animals reader Tracy Vaughn.
April 14, 2015
In advance of the Florida Fish and Game Commission’s April 15 meeting, conservation and animal protection groups are calling on the FWC to vote down a proposal to open a trophy hunt on the unique subspecies of Florida black bears.
February 9, 2015
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February 3, 2015
A new statewide survey reveals Florida voters strongly oppose the trophy hunting of black bears in the state, with strong majorities in every demographic group and political affiliation supporting continued protection for Florida black bears.
November 5, 2014
Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting expressed disappointment about the election results on Question 1, but thanked more than a quarter million Mainers who voted to end bear baiting, hounding, and trapping.
October 8, 2014
Groups are urging Gov. John Kitzhaber and the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission to reject the “Siskiyou Plus” proposal to expand springtime black bear hunting in southwest Oregon, during a time in which mother bears are nursing dependent cubs.
March 5, 2014
The Maine Secretary of State certified 63,626 signatures, giving voters an opportunity to end the cruel and unsporting practices of bear hounding, baiting and trapping in Maine
September 12, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States Applauds South Carolina Department of Natural Resources for Filing Charges in Bear Baying Cruelty Case
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has arrested a man and filed felony charges for allowing dogs to repeatedly attack and bite a captive bear. This follows a three-year campaign by The Humane Society of the United States and an undercover investigation in 2010 that revealed cruelty occurring at South Carolina’s so-called “bear baying” competitions.
June 10, 2013
A coalition of groups, including The Humane Society of the United States, Wildlife Alliance of Maine and Citizens in Charge, is urging the Maine legislature to reject a constitutional amendment that deliberately subverts voter participation in the democratic process.