New Jersey Releases Bear Incidents Report

The Daily Record, Bear Hunting Magazine
11/04/2008

Recent bear control work incidents included in the state Division of Fish and Wildlife monthly report, released at the Fish and Game Council meeting:

" The black bear unit received a total of 308 bear calls from August 21, 2008 to September 20, 2008; this compares with 132 calls from the same time period in 2007.

" The black bear unit received 26 Category I calls, 168 Category II calls and 114 Category III calls for the time period August 21, 2008 to September 20, 2008; this compares to 12 Category I calls, 69 Category II calls and 51 Category III calls for the same time period in 2007.

" The black bear unit received a total of 2,155 calls from January 1, 2008 to September 20, 2008; this compares to 1,169 calls during the same time period in 2007.




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