Michigan DNR Bear Hunting Info Meeting

Michigan DNR, Bear Hunting Magazine

The Michigan DNR will host an informational meeting to discuss proposed changes to bear hunting license quotas this coming Saturday, March 31, from 10 a.m. until noon in Marquette. The meeting will take place in the Brule Room at Northern Michigan University, located at 2101 University Center.

Three proposals are currently before the Natural Resources Commission that would determine how many bear licenses will be available to hunters in 2012. The DNR Wildlife Division staff will provide a presentation on black bear population monitoring techniques and population trends in the Upper Peninsula, and will explain proposed changes to the bear license quotas in detail, in addition to answering questions from the public.

The proposals will be eligible for NRC action at the Commission’s April 5 meeting in Lansing. For more information about the bear license quota proposals and informational meeting, contact DNR bear specialist Adam Bump at (517) 373-1263.

The March presentation to the Natural Resources Commission on DNR black bear populations and proposed license quota changes can be found online here.

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