New Jersey DEP Meeting on Black Bear Management

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Take notice that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is seeking public input on black bear management in the State of New Jersey, including black bear preservation and management goals, the various means by which the preservation and management goals may be accomplished, and the factors to be considered in determining which means should be implemented to achieve those goals.

A public meeting on black bear management in the State of New Jersey will be held on August 8, 2007, at 6:30 p.m. at the New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08625. To view Commissioner Lisa P. Jackson's recommendations to the New Jersey Fish and Game Council's Comprehensive Black Bear Management Plan visit www.njfishandwildlife.com/pdf/2007/bearplan_recommendations07.pdf (pdf, 113kb). To view the summary document please visit http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/bbpubmtgsummary07.htm. Both documents are on the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife's Web site.

Written comments on black bear management in the State of New Jersey will be accepted through August 10, 2007. Comments may be submitted via the Department's Web site or in writing to:
DEP Black Bear Management Comments
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
PO Box 400
Trenton, NJ 08625-0400