Perhaps the situation of the bears in your state will be to the positive- the hunt itself may increase the public awareness and interest in their
My first thought, however is that overpopulation is not a factor.Our encroachment onto their territory is where the problem lies.
Read about the plight of the black bear in my state.We have legal bear baiting here, and I am not in support of it.
Quote from article-
"...Ban backers argued that baiting is unethical, as well as unnecessary. Alaska has an estimated 60,000 to 100,000 black bears, of which about 2,400
a year are killed by hunters. Of those, about 600 are shot at bait stations."
But...what about aerial wolf hunts? Yep, it is happening also. And I also am against this practice.
Check this out www.kerwoodwolf.com...
Quite a story behind this situation.
The wolves are so beautiful-