Black Bear Politics in Maine

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In Maine, there’s more than one way to kill a black bear. A November referendum would ban three hunting methods that supporters say are cruel, unsporting and ecologically unsound. Opponents say the measure would all but end Maine’s bear hunt, bankrupting outfitters and exploding the bear population.

Reporter Shannon Moss talks to Associate Editor Brian Kevin about black bear politics in Maine. To read the full issue, pick up our August issue, on newsstands July 29!

Laura Serino is the Digital Editor of Down East Magazine.

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