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Big game group opposes bear hunt ban

A Nevada big game group is opposing a proposal before the Legislature to ban hunting black bears. Nevada Bighorns Unlimited issued a statement on Thursday in opposition to Senate Bill 82 that would prevent the Nevada Wildlife Commission from listing black bears as game animals. “We are committed to the well-documented fact that hunting has been, and is, an important management tool for all of Nevada’s big game animals, including bears, when the implementation process is based on proven sound science and knowledge,” said group President Dennis R. Wilson. Wilson said that a bear hunt won’t slow the growth of …

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The Record Courier Updated Mar 14, 2013 05:08PM Published Mar 14, 2013 04:02PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.