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Florida black bear

Shooting a black bear if you feel threatened would be legal under a bill passed by the Florida House

The Florida House on Thursday passed a controversial proposal aimed at allowing people to kill bears in self-defense.
Florida black bear

Bill in Florida would allow people to kill bears on their property without permits

A Florida bill would allow people to kill bears on their property without permits when they feel threatened or for protection.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., September 28, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Progress Village’s solar progress Progress Village, in Eastern Hillsborough County, is claiming the title of the first Black community in Florida to adopt a solar microgrid. A coalition of community leaders met yesterday at Simmon’s-Bowers...
Florida black bear

Lawmaker Jason Shoaf supports holding another bear hunt in Florida

A Florida lawmaker is calling for the state to hold a bear hunt after a county sheriff suggested it to help manage the bear population.
Florida black bear

No bear hunt in sight in Florida

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials confirmed Thursday that the state won’t hold a bear hunt this year.
Florida black bear

A look back at Florida’s shortened black bear hunt

Over the weekend the controversial hunt of black bears in Florida was called off after almost two days because so many bears were killed; our guest on WMNF’s MidPoint was Tampa Bay Times staff writer Craig Pittman, who...

Sierra Club Tampa Bay Area Issues

Today on the Sustainable Living Program we spent the hour with a couple of guests from the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Sierra Club. We had Tampa Bay’s Executive Group Chairperson, Kent Bailey, and Jim...

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