NC wildlife officials to consider rules for bears

NC wildlife officials to consider rules for bears

Credit: Stanly County Sheriff's Office

On a Tuesday morning in June, as early as 5 a.m., Stanly County and Albemarle Police began receiving reports of a black bear roaming around near the intersection of 2427 and Highway 52. These photos were snapped by a Stanly County Sheriff's Deputy between 11 and noon Tuesday.

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by The Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on December 24, 2013 at 2:59 PM

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission plans to hold nine public hearings next month on the state's wildlife management, game lands and fishing regulations for the coming years. 

The Asheville Citizen-Times reported ( http://bit.ly/19K4OzC) there also will be discussions on rules for the state's black bear management plan. 

The commission regulates hunting to maintain a healthy bear population. 

Other topics to be discussed at the meetings include the rules on deer hunting with bows, as well as adjusting the rules for guns and crossbows. 

There also will be discussion on proposed rules that encourage private landowners to allow fishermen access to inland waters.
 

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