Iowa man sentenced for illegally shooting black bears, bringing hides across US-Canada border

Iowa man sentenced for illegally shooting black bears, bringing hides across US-Canada border

BISMARCK — An Iowa man pleaded guilty Tuesday, Aug. 18, to unlawfully shooting two black bears and transporting them from Canada into the U.S. Louis Floden Jr., 69, was sentenced to one year of probation and ordered to pay a $7,500 fine. Last year, Floden left Manitoba, Canada, and entered the U.S. through Pembina, N.D., […]

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How to Co-Exist with Black Bears

How to Co-Exist with Black Bears

One reason we are hearing about black-bear-human interactions more than ever before is the rapid human development encroaching into their established habitats. Interactions with wild animals will persist and likely increase as some species of wildlife continue to adapt and flourish in urban and suburban areas. However, fear of these animals is not the remedy, […]

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Federal Government Rolling Back Wildlife Protections to Allow Trophy Hunting on Alaska’s National Preserves and Refuge

Federal Government Rolling Back Wildlife Protections to Allow Trophy Hunting on Alaska’s National Preserves and Refuge

It’s well-known by now that the current administration has been trying to rollback much legislation that protects wildlife and the environment. They’ve been trying to weaken the Endangered Species Act and according to the New York Times, 100 environmental rules have been reversed during the administration. More recently, a former trophy hunting attorney was appointed […]

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