The Maryland Division of Pure Assets is accepting purposes for this yr’s lottery for black-bear searching permits.
Profitable candidates will obtain a allow legitimate for the four-day black bear searching season Oct. 26-29 in Garrett and Allegany counties. DNR will difficulty 500 permits.
The annual bear hunt is a administration device used to sluggish the expansion of Maryland’s black bear inhabitants because it expands eastward.
Hunters might apply in one of many following methods: on-line via COMPASS; by telephone at (weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.); by visiting a DNR Service Middle; or at one among greater than 250 sport license brokers throughout the state.