April 25, 2011
A statewide survey conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research, Inc. has revealed that 74 percent of California voters oppose expansion of black bear hunting while only 17 percent support it.
April 19, 2011
The HSUS Urges Colorado Lawmakers to Respect Will of Voters, Retain Ban on Shooting Nursing Mother Bears with Cubs
The HSUS is urging legislators to oppose H.B. 1294, to allow the spring hunting of bears during their nursing season. The bill would overturn part of a citizen ballot initiative approved by Colorado voters.
April 5, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States has presented the California Department of Fish and Game with a detailed biological and legal analysis showing serious flaws with a proposal to expand the annual black bear hunting quota.
March 28, 2011
A recent survey reveals that Florida voters strongly oppose trophy hunting of Florida’s recovering black bear population, and support efforts to crack down on puppy mills and stop forcing greyhound tracks to offer excessive amounts of live greyhound racing– three pressing animal welfare issues in the state.
February 7, 2011
The HSUS and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a $2,500 reward for information in the case of the illegal killing of a black bear cub in Prince William Forest Park in Triangle, Va.
January 7, 2011
A survey shows that Nevada voters strongly oppose hunting black bears with dogs and hunting bears when mother bears are nursing cubs.
October 14, 2010
The Nevada Wildlife Commission has proposed a new bear hunting season, which would begin in late spring when cubs are still fully dependent on their mothers.
October 8, 2010
New Jersey officials should cancel a proposed bear hunt based on new information revealed in a study finding that human-bear conflicts have steadily declined in New Jersey since 1999, the year non-lethal management techniques were implemented in the state.
September 27, 2010
With the release of a draft bear management by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, hunters are once again clamoring for a trophy hunt.
August 23, 2010
The cruel practice of bear baiting is no way to treat a bear or any animal. The bear is kept in captivity, has had her claws and many of her teeth cut off, and suffers fear and pain as she is attacked by dogs for the entertainment of onlookers.