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Seminole Commissioners Take Aim At Bear Hunt

Florida's bear population of about 4,000 will become more active because of fall, and officials are offering $825,000 for project proposals from local governments that limit human-bear interactions. (Photo courtesy Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission)

Seminole County commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday asking the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to reinstate a ban on bear hunting in Florida. The resolution also asks the state agency to maintain a focus on "reducing human-bear conflicts through deterrent techniques and habitat management."

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