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460-pound black bear shot in Burlington, man charged

May 15th, 2012 | By

From the DEEP: At approximately 7:30 a.m., this morning (May 15), officers from D.E.E.P.’s Environmental Conservation Police  responded to 4 Cobblestone Road in Burlington to investigate the report of a possible shooting of a Black Bear.  The resident from that address contacted the Connecticut State Police reporting that they heard two gunshots then saw a

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State Quietly Laying Plans For a Bear-Hunt Lottery

Jan 11th, 2012 | By

Connecticut wildlife officials have quietly drafted plans for a bear-hunt lottery — a way of deciding who gets to kill a limited number of the animals — and the plan is being reviewed this week by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office. The Hartford Courant reports. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.