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End the black bear hunt, Hillsborough County commissioners demand

End the black bear hunt, Hillsborough County commissioners demand.

  • WHEREAS, the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners does not support hunting activity that is illegal or involves unsustainable resources; and
  • BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY
  • That the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners opposes an open hunting season on Florida black bear at this time given the current population count, current fragmented habitat conditions, concerns regarding conservation efforts, and concerns regarding the methodology, and supporting data, used to justify the hunt.
  • WHEREAS, the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners supports hunting, in so long as it is done legally and sustainably; and
  • WHEREAS, the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners supports the conservation of native Florida ecosystems and wildlife, so that they may be enjoyed by generations to come; and

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@scontorno: “End the black bear hunt, Hillsborough County commissioners demand.”


TAMPA — Hillsborough County commissioners on Thursday took a symbolic but united stance against the state’s black bear hunt.


End the black bear hunt, Hillsborough County commissioners demand

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