Black Bear Politics in Maine

In Maine, there’s more than one way to kill a black bear — for now. 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. Read the full story here!

Laura Serino is the Digital Editor of Down East Magazine.

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