Bear Hunters: The quota for the 2014 archery/crossbow season for bears WAS NOT MET today.  Therefore, the bear season will remain open tomorrow.  All hunters must check the KDFWR homepage or call the Info Center at 1-800-858-1549 AFTER 9:00 PM each day of the season to learn if the black bear quota was met.  For information about checking bears, click here.

 Acknowledgements

CWSC Steering Committee: Mark Cramer (Deputy Commissioner), Lynn Garrison (Public Affairs Division Director), Benjy Kinman (Fisheries Division Director), Dr. Jon Gassett (former Wildlife Division Director), Gerry Buynak (Fisheries Division Program Manager), Jim Axon (Fisheries Division Program Manager), Keith Wethington (KY Fish and Wildlife Information Systems Supervisor)

CWCS Primary Authors and Editors: Mark Cramer (Deputy Commissioner), Lynn Garrison (Public Affairs Division Director), Keith Wethington (KY Fish and Wildlife Information Systems Supervisor), Brian Smith (Wildlife Diversity Coordinator), Monte McGregor (Malacologist), John MacGregor (Herpetologist), Beth Ciuzio (Ornithologist), Shawchyi Vorisek (Ornithologist), Matt Thomas (Ichthyologist)

Database and GIS Staff: Daniel Vichitbandha (Database and GIS Specialist), Gary Sprandel (Database Specialist), Dave Frederick (Wildlife and Fisheries GIS Specialist)

KDFWR Technical Assistance: Jim Lane (Wildlife Division Director), Dan Figert (Wildlife Division Program Manager), David McChesney (Wildlife Division Program Manager), David Yancy (Wildlife Biologist), Traci Hemberger (Wildlife Biologist), Brad Pendley (Wildlife Biologist), Doug Stephens (Fisheries Biologist), Lew Kornman (Fisheries Biologist), Rob Rold (Fisheries Biologist)

KDFWR Support Staff: Don Bunnell (Fisheries Biologist), Adrienne Shoen (Graphic Artist), Amy Glass (Administrative Assistant)

Natural Resource Partners: Kentucky Division of Forestry, Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission, Kentucky Division of Water, National Park Service, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U. S. Forest Service, Kentucky Chapter of The Nature Conservancy

External Reviewers:
Steve Ahlstedt U. S. Geological Survey
Will Bird Louisville Zoo HerpAquarium
Dr. Brooks Burr Southern Illinois University
Bob Butler U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Happy Chambers No Affiliation
Ronald R. Cicerello Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
Joe Collins University of Kansas
Mike Compton Kentucky Division of Water
Dean Demarest U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Dr. David Eisenhour Morehead State University
Dr. Charles Elliott Eastern Kentucky University
John Ferner Thomas Moore College
Jane Fitzgerald Central Hardwood Joint Venture
Dave Frymire No Affiliation
Mark Gumbert Copperhead Consulting
William D. Hendricks WDH Ecological Services
Chuck Hunter U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
James D. Kiser Daniel Boone National Forest
Leroy Koch United State Fish and Wildlife Service
James J. Krupa University of Kentucky
Dr. Bret Kuss Cumberland College
Dr. Mike Lacki University of Kentucky
Dr. David S. Maehr University of Kentucky
Bill Moore Mammoth Cave National Park
Brainard Palmer-Ball Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
Phil Peak Kentucky Herpetological Society
Dr. William Pearson University of Louisville
Dr. Gary Ritchison Eastern Kentucky University
A. Floyd Scott Austin Peay State University
Dr. Guenter Schuster Eastern Kentucky University
Joe Settles East Kentucky Power Cooperative
Jim Sickel Murray State University
Jeff Sole The Nature Conservancy
Steve Thomas Mammoth Cave National Park
Bob Todd No Affiliation
Keith Watson U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Edmund Zimmerer Murray State University