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Black Bear Activity Reports


Below are links to summaries of black bear sightings, nuisance and damage reported to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. Summaries contain comparison data for the same period in the prior year.

To report a nuisance black bear, call the DEP's 24-hour, toll-free hotline at 1-877-WARN DEP (1-877-927-6337).

Black Bear Activity Reports

Black Bear Activity Report, January 1 - October 20, 2017 (pdf, 85kb)

Black Bear Activity Report, 2016 (pdf, 85kb)
Black Bear Activity Report, 2015 (pdf, 34kb)
Black Bear Activity Report, 2014 (pdf, 37kb)
Black Bear Activity Report, 2013 (pdf, 36kb)
Black Bear Activity Report, 2012 (pdf, 31kb)
Black Bear Activity Report, 2011 (pdf, 33kb)
Black Bear Activity Report, 2010 (pdf, 82kb)

NJ Bear Distribution/Sightings
Bear sightings map
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Department of Environmental Protection
P. O. Box 402
Trenton, NJ 08625-0402

Last Updated: October 23, 2017