Public Meeting on Black Bear Management 8/8/07 6:30 p.m.
If you are able to attend this meeting, please do so. It's important that your opinion and concerns be heard.
If you are not able to attend in person, make sure that you send comments in advance either by USPS mail or through the www.njfishandwildlife.com website.
Ed Markowski, President
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE ON BLACK BEAR MANAGEMENT
NATURAL AND HISTORIC RESOURCES
Notice of opportunity for public input on the management of the State's black bear population.
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 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