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Record-breaking Md. bear hunt nears end

Maryland's black bear hunt is a record-breaker.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 04:59pm EDT

Tags: Maryland Department of Natural Resources,

As Md. bear numbers rise, so does hunt quota

The Department of Natural Resources says Maryland's black bear population has more than doubled since 2005 and it's adjusting the hunting rules accordingly.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 04:35pm EDT

Tags: Department of Natural Resources, hunting

Tips to keep safe as young black bears disperse

Black bears are on the move in Maryland and Virginia. And while most bears stick to deep forests in both states, a bear could pop up anywhere in the region.

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 09:17am EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano,

D.C. region no stranger to black bear sightings

There have been numerous black bear sightings around the region recently, ranging from Fairfax County and Leesburg in Virginia to Frederick, Md. But wildlife experts tell WTOP it's nothing to be concerned about.

Friday - 07/08/2011, 01:37pm EDT

Tags: laura rizer, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, julia dixon, loudoun county animal services, Bill Line, Rock Creek, michelle basch, National Park Service