Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting


Jennifer Convy

Jennifer is presently an active wildlife rehabilitator and Director of the PAWS Wildlife Department for PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society) located in Lynnwood, WA. She has a biology/pre-veterinary background and began rehabilitating wildlife professionally in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1991. Jennifer began working for the PAWS Wildlife Department in Lynnwood, Washington in 1996. She have been employed at PAWS as a licensed Rehabilitator, and has been PAWS' Director since 2006. She is an active board member of the NWRA (National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association) and participates regularly as a speaker and trainer for wildlife focused symposiums/trainings. Jennifer is also an author of various articles/chapters published in Wildlife Rehabilitation Bulletin, by NWRA, along with Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, by Gage. She has been rehabilitating and releasing injured and orphaned Black bear cubs (originating from Washington and Oregon) for nearly 19 years.

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Wildlife Alliance of Maine
Animal Welfare Society
Spay Maine
Maine Friends of Animals
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
Coastal Humane Society
Animal Refuge League
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
Halfway Home Pet Rescue

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Media

Maine Bear Hunting Reform Narrowly Rejected by Voters

Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting expressed disappointment about the election results on Question 1, but thanked more than a quarter million Mainers who voted to end bear baiting, hounding, and trapping.

"We are grateful to so many Maine voters for supporting this proposed reform, and we look forward to working with them and with ‘no’ and non-voters to outlaw the practices of bear hounding and trapping, because we believe there’s substantial agreement on that issue."

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