DNR: Radio-collared bears not off-limits to hunters
Radio-collared bears will continue to be fair game for hunters under a decision announced Monday by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr.
Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers had sought a ruling from the DNR that would make it illegal for hunters to shoot radio-collared research bears
emblazoned with Day-Glo ribbons.
Rogers said he was "very disappointed, considering the very strong public opinion in favor of protection."
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