420-200 (CNRE-145P)

Authors as Published

Authored by Jim Parkhurst, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech

This publication is available in a PDF file format only.

This publication provides information to improve readers’ knowledge and understanding of black bears and discusses various options designed to minimize negative consequences from our interactions with black bears in Virginia.

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Publication Date

May 11, 2022