Black Bears

Black Bear Sightings In Md. Neighborhoods IncreaseA number of bear sightings in just the last few days around Maryland. The large animals--seen in several residential neighborhoods--and that's putting some people on edge.
Md. Announces Rare Birth Of 5 Cubs To 1 Black BearThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it has documented the state's first known birth of five black bears in a single litter.
Mange Appears More Prevalent In Md. Black Bears Maryland wildlife managers are reporting an increase in mange, a skin disease caused by parasitic mites, among Maryland black bears.
Western Marylanders Urged To Be Aware Of BearsThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources is advising western Maryland residents to take measures to avoid unwelcome visits from hungry black bears.
Md. To Have 4-Day Bear Hunt In 2014The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it will change the way black bear hunts are managed to make planning easier for hunters.
Hungry Black Bear Visits Homes In FrederickA hungry black bear has been making house calls near Frederick.
Md. Starts Bear Population Study In 4 CountiesMaryland wildlife managers are starting a new black bear population study.