RALEIGH, N.C. (March 21, 2017) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct five public meetings to gather input regarding black bear management. The meetings will serve as an open forum to receive public comment regarding options that would change the current coastal bear hunting seasons to align with the new biological bear management units that were presented at last year’s forums (See report).
“We take these meetings seriously,” said Dr. David Cobb, chief of the Commission’s Wildlife Management Division. “Input from our constituents is invaluable to the Commission and truly helps shape our management efforts.”
All meetings will begin at 7 p.m. The locations and dates are: