Wayne Rosenthal http://wuis.org en Bobcat Hunting Measure Passes House http://wuis.org/post/bobcat-hunting-measure-passes-house <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Hunters and trappers could harvest bobcats, under a measure that got approval from the Illinois House.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hunting bobcats has been illegal in Illinois for decades.</span></p><p>But now that Department of Natural Resources numbers show the population growing, especially in southern and western parts of the state, Rep. Wayne Rosenthal wants that ban lifted.</p><p>His plan passed the House 91 to 20. Rosenthal, a Republican from Morrisonville, says his critics ask:</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:49:44 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 21850 at http://wuis.org Bobcat Hunting Measure Passes House