Here's your chance to be a wildlife biologist! Ha! Part of the debate in Maine about banning baiting bear, hunting them with dogs and trapping is that it is cruel treatment of animals. Let's forget somewhat for the moment about the cruel treatment of animals. Let's say that referendum passes and the only way now left to harvest bears is walking in the woods with a gun waiting for one to jump down out of a tree and yelling surprise! How would you manage the bear population?