Brian Mann http://kccu.org en New Rule Cracks Down On Bear Poaching In New York http://kccu.org/post/new-rule-cracks-down-bear-poaching-new-york A new rule that took effect this year in New York state is designed to stop the illegal sale of black bear parts for use in Asian medicine and cooking. While the sale of parts is still allowed, hunters will now have to document that they were taken legally.<p>The tiny village of Keene, N.Y., in the Adirondack Mountains is part of a trade network that supplies Asian apothecaries and restaurants from New York City to Seoul, South Korea.<p>"We're one of the largest buyers in the East," says Bud Piserchia, who runs North Country Taxidermy, filled with deer heads and stuffed bobcats. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 07:33:00 +0000 Brian Mann 10207 at http://kccu.org New Rule Cracks Down On Bear Poaching In New York