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TribLIVE
Outdoors notebook: More bad news for ruffed grouse, bird huntersbad news for ruffed grouse, bird hunters The numbers are not encouraging. Wors
Outdoors notebook: More bad news for ruffed grouse, bird hunters
TribLIVE / Posted 10 hours ago
bad news for ruffed grouse, bird hunters The numbers are not encouraging. Worse yet, another downturn may be on the way. Pennsylvania Game Commission biologist Lisa Williams asked hunters who harvested a grouse last fall to send her a blood... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefsat 570-233-1615 for more information or sponsorship forms. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
at 570-233-1615 for more information or sponsorship forms. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS SHOOTING RANGES TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE — Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region Director Dan Figured announced that annual state game lands shooting range... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Preserving Plummer's Hollow: Naturalist and family thrive in central PA mountainthe "bright lights," such as the banning of DDT that allowed raptors to return
Preserving Plummer's Hollow: Naturalist and family thrive in central PA mountain
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
the "bright lights," such as the banning of DDT that allowed raptors to return from near-extinction. She also credits the Pennsylvania Game Commission for efforts that have led to the return of a greater diversity of mammals, including fishers and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Officials seek to make Glen Onoko Falls saferA letter has been sent to several state representatives seeking funds to help.
Officials seek to make Glen Onoko Falls safer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
A letter has been sent to several state representatives seeking funds to help. First hand Land Manager Rich Briggs of the Pennsylvania Game Commission and I took to the trail. "This is probably a unique destination because of where it is and how... Read more
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Times News
Doe licenses sold out in part of Carbon, Schuylkillof 1 p.m. Thursday, a total of 412,646 of the 748,000 licenses have been sold a
Doe licenses sold out in part of Carbon, Schuylkill
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
of 1 p.m. Thursday, a total of 412,646 of the 748,000 licenses have been sold across the state. According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission website, just over 8,500 licenses in 3D in Carbon and Monroe counties and just under 5,000... Read more
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Times News
Doe licenses sold out in part of Carbon, Monroeof 1 p.m. Thursday, a total of 412,646 of the 748,000 licenses have been sold a
Doe licenses sold out in part of Carbon, Monroe
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
of 1 p.m. Thursday, a total of 412,646 of the 748,000 licenses have been sold across the state. According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission website, just over 8,500 licenses in 3D in Carbon and Monroe counties and just under 5,000... Read more
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Times News
Doe licenses sold out for parts of Carbon, Monroeof 1 p.m. Thursday, a total of 412,646 of the 748,000 licenses have been sold a
Doe licenses sold out for parts of Carbon, Monroe
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
of 1 p.m. Thursday, a total of 412,646 of the 748,000 licenses have been sold across the state. According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission website, just over 8,500 licenses in 3D in Carbon and Monroe counties and just under 5,000... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Fewer counters, not fewer eagles, lead to lower nest countHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission says its workers have c
Fewer counters, not fewer eagles, lead to lower nest count
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission says its workers have counted fewer bald eagle nests in the state for the first time in decades. But commission spokesman Travis Lau tells WHTM-TV (http://bit.ly/29XXQxf ) that the lower... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Fewer counters, not fewer eagles, lead to lower nest countHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission says its workers have
Fewer counters, not fewer eagles, lead to lower nest count
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 3 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission says its workers have counted fewer bald eagle nests in the state for the first time in decades. But commission spokesman Travis Lau tells WHTM-TV that the lower numbers aren't because there... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Game Commission swaps gas line rights for 237 acres of forestfor the Lackawanna River in Jefferson Township will become part of State Game L
Game Commission swaps gas line rights for 237 acres of forest
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
for the Lackawanna River in Jefferson Township will become part of State Game Land 300 through an exchange that the Pennsylvania Game Commission approved Tuesday with Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. The Monroe County parcel of 117 acres... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefsat 570-233-1615 for more information or sponsorship forms. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
at 570-233-1615 for more information or sponsorship forms. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS SHOOTING RANGES TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE — Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region Director Dan Figured announced that annual state game lands shooting range... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Game Commission swaps gas line rights for 237 acres of forest Game Commission swaps gas line rights for 237 acres of landfor the Lackawanna River in Jefferson Township will become part of State Game L
Game Commission swaps gas line rights for 237 acres of forest Game Commission swaps gas line rights for 237 acres of land
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
for the Lackawanna River in Jefferson Township will become part of State Game Land 300 through an exchange that the Pennsylvania Game Commission approved Tuesday with Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. The Monroe County parcel of 117 acres... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefs570-956-5852 or Tracey at 570-233-1615 for more information. ❒ STATE GAME LAND
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
570-956-5852 or Tracey at 570-233-1615 for more information. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS SHOOTING RANGES TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE — Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region Director Dan Figured announced that annual state game lands shooting range... Read more
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The Morning Call
Volunteers play key role in monitoring state's dwindling bat populationskind of stable in the years I've been counting them, if not increasing slightly
Volunteers play key role in monitoring state's dwindling bat populations
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
kind of stable in the years I've been counting them, if not increasing slightly, [but] we have less than 100 now." For the Pennsylvania Game Commission, the state agency responsible for managing wildlife, the assistance of volunteers such as... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefsat 570-233-1615 for more information or sponsorship forms. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
at 570-233-1615 for more information or sponsorship forms. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS SHOOTING RANGES TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE — Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region Director Dan Figured announced that annual state game lands shooting range... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notices: July 17, 2016College will host a “wild about bears” workshop for teachers from 8:30 a.m.-4 p
Outdoors notices: July 17, 2016
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
College will host a “wild about bears” workshop for teachers from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday. Held in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, it will give educators information to use in the classroom. Participants will also get to see... Read more
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York Daily Record
Beaver thwarts officers during relocationbeaver escaped from officers while relocating it Friday morning, according to W
Beaver thwarts officers during relocation
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
beaver escaped from officers while relocating it Friday morning, according to West Manheim Police Chief Tim Hippensteel. Pennsylvania Game Commission asked West Manheim Township Police to assist with capturing a beaver on Shorbs Hill Road, "whose... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Students explore outdoors careers at state’s EcoCampnear pastries and more blood on a big leaf at the edge of a clearing Monday. A
Students explore outdoors careers at state’s EcoCamp
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
near pastries and more blood on a big leaf at the edge of a clearing Monday. Allen and his colleague, Bill Williams of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, staged the scene to demonstrate how they investigate crimes against wildlife. “It’s really not... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefs18u — (570) 527-3079, mastekbuilders@yahoo.com. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS SHOOTING RA
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
18u — (570) 527-3079, mastekbuilders@yahoo.com. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS SHOOTING RANGES TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE — Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region Director Dan Figured announced that annual state game lands shooting range... Read more
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The Brown and White
Bear sighting reported in the Slate Belt, cops sayon Weiss Road and Engler Road, Slate Belt Regional police say. The sighting oc
Bear sighting reported in the Slate Belt, cops say
The Brown and White / Posted 14 days ago
on Weiss Road and Engler Road, Slate Belt Regional police say. The sighting occurred on Thursday and police contacted the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Chief David Mettin said the game commission was contacted as a precautionary measure, but no... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefs18u — (570) 527-3079, mastekbuilders@yahoo.com. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS SHOOTING RA
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
18u — (570) 527-3079, mastekbuilders@yahoo.com. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS SHOOTING RANGES TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE — Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region Director Dan Figured announced that annual state game lands shooting range... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Harrisburg: A capital place to visitState," considered the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania
Harrisburg: A capital place to visit
Altoona Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
State," considered the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists, through Sept. 11. Artwork from the Pennsylvania Game Commission also will be up through Sept. 11, and a display that focuses on the equality movement for... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoor notices: July 10, 2016College will host a “wild about bears” workshop for teachers from 8:30 a.m.-4 p
Outdoor notices: July 10, 2016
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
College will host a “wild about bears” workshop for teachers from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July 21. Held in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, it will give educators information to use in the classroom. Participants will also get to see... Read more
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Times News
Given an opportunity, go see the PA elkbecause of crop damage. The hunting season was nixed in 1931; by 1965, the elk
Given an opportunity, go see the PA elk
Times News / Posted 15 days ago
because of crop damage. The hunting season was nixed in 1931; by 1965, the elk population was estimated at just 35. The Pennsylvania Game Commission had spearheaded the elk reintroduction efforts from 1913-26, and although those efforts had... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefsheld at selected college campuses across Pennsylvania. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS SHOO
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
held at selected college campuses across Pennsylvania. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS SHOOTING RANGES TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE — Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region Director Dan Figured announced that annual state game lands shooting range... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
BriefsNCAA and are held at select campuses across Pennsylvania. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS S
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
NCAA and are held at select campuses across Pennsylvania. ❒ STATE GAME LANDS SHOOTING RANGES TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE — Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region Director Dan Figured announced that annual state game lands shooting range... Read more
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The Morning Call
Deer crashes into Bethlehem printing storeBethlehem police officers and a Pennsylvania Game Commission officer carries ou
Deer crashes into Bethlehem printing store
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
Bethlehem police officers and a Pennsylvania Game Commission officer carries out the body of a deer. A deer crashed through the window of ABC Printing on West Union Boulevard in Bethlehem on Wednesday afternoon. Bethlehem police officers and a... Read more
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The Express-Times
Hit by car, deer wreaks havoc after crashing through Bethlehem shop windowwas loose inside ABC Printing, 33 W. Union Blvd., for over an hour while two wo
Hit by car, deer wreaks havoc after crashing through Bethlehem shop window
The Express-Times / Posted 18 days ago
was loose inside ABC Printing, 33 W. Union Blvd., for over an hour while two women hunkered down in the front of the shop. Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer Brad Kreider responded and put the deer down. Kreider, who... Read more
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The Morning Call
Deer crashes into Bethlehem printing storescare the deer, a small doe. Bethlehem police arrived first, but said the inju
Deer crashes into Bethlehem printing store
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
scare the deer, a small doe. Bethlehem police arrived first, but said the injured animal would have to be taken down by a Pennsylvania Game Commission officer. Around 2:30 p.m., the officer arrived and put the deer down, Aschettino said. "When I... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor - July 6, 2016deer during hunting season. The bill would take deer management out of the hand
Letters to the Editor - July 6, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
deer during hunting season. The bill would take deer management out of the hands of professional wildlife biologists in the Pennsylvania Game Commission and turn it over to hunting groups with no experience in game management. The bill basically... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONdeer during hunting season. The bill would take deer management out of the hand
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
deer during hunting season. The bill would take deer management out of the hands of professional wildlife biologists in the Pennsylvania Game Commission and turn it over to hunting groups with no experience in game management. The bill basically... Read more
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TribLIVE
Harmar eaglet takes flight | TribLIVE Eagle numbers down in Pennsylvania? The Pennsylvania Game Commiss
Harmar eaglet takes flight
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
| TribLIVE Eagle numbers down in Pennsylvania? The Pennsylvania Game Commission reports a decline in the number of bald eagle nests statewide. The agency said there are 239 bald-eagle nests this season, a decrease of 38... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Deer disasterdeer during hunting season. The bill would take deer management out of the hand
Deer disaster
Warren Times Observer / Posted 21 days ago
deer during hunting season. The bill would take deer management out of the hands of professional wildlife biologists in the Pennsylvania Game Commission and turn it over to hunting groups with no experience in game management. The bill would... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notebook: Pheasants will abound this fallthey aren't out there. The number stocked is expected to top anything in recen
Outdoors notebook: Pheasants will abound this fall
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
they aren't out there. The number stocked is expected to top anything in recent memory. Wayne Laroche, director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bureau of wildlife management, said the agency is exploring ways to cut costs within the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Youth shooting championship returns to Mansfieldand the course is limited to 75 participants. Anyone interested in taking the c
Youth shooting championship returns to Mansfield
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
and the course is limited to 75 participants. Anyone interested in taking the course can register online through the Pennsylvania Game Commission at pgc.pa.gov. Anyone who spends time outdoors also needs to be aware of ticks and Lyme... Read more
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York Daily Record
Library Along Lake Marburg connects kids with naturePark. Library Along Lake Marburg is a free weekly offering at the park, which
Library Along Lake Marburg connects kids with nature
York Daily Record / Posted 23 days ago
Park. Library Along Lake Marburg is a free weekly offering at the park, which gained international fame last year for a Pennsylvania Game Commission livestream of a bald eagle nest overlooking the lake. The eagles and other predatory birds... Read more
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Times News
Game commission kills bear cub after it scratches girlMOUNT UNION (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission has euthanized a bear cub a
Game commission kills bear cub after it scratches girl
Times News / Posted 23 days ago
MOUNT UNION (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission has euthanized a bear cub after it scratched a girl who was apparently trying to coax the animal back into the woods. But Wildlife Conservation Officer Bert Einodshofer tells WJAC-TV the teen... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Pennsylvania bear cub killed after it scratches girl; Decision made by game commissionThe Pennsylvania Game Commission has euthanized a bear cub after it scratched a
Pennsylvania bear cub killed after it scratches girl; Decision made by game commission
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 23 days ago
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has euthanized a bear cub after it scratched a girl who was apparently trying to coax the animal back into the woods. But Wildlife Conservation Officer Bert Einodshofer says the teen spooked the bear when she ran... Read more
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Philly.com
Game commission kills bear cub after it scratches girlMOUNT UNION, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Game Commission has euthanized a bear
Game commission kills bear cub after it scratches girl
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
MOUNT UNION, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Game Commission has euthanized a bear cub after it scratched a girl who was apparently trying to coax the animal back into the woods. But Wildlife Conservation Officer Bert Einodshofer (ey-nawd-SHOH'-fer)... Read more
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The Express-Times
Tatamy residents warned about sick coyote wandering streetsa.m. A Northampton County dispatcher said police responded to a call about an a
Tatamy residents warned about sick coyote wandering streets
The Express-Times / Posted 23 days ago
a.m. A Northampton County dispatcher said police responded to a call about an animal at 9:07 a.m. in Tatamy. She said the Pennsylvania Game Commission was notified, but she didn't have any additional details. A phone message left for Tatamy... Read more
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PhysOrg
Female deer disperse farther than males, present disease-control challengeState. "On May 25, she left her natal home range for good, and she kept going
Female deer disperse farther than males, present disease-control challenge
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
State. "On May 25, she left her natal home range for good, and she kept going for 55 days and 10 hours," said Lutz, now a Pennsylvania Game Commission biologist, working in the agency's southcentral region. "She traveled 160 miles, crossed... Read more
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The Morning Call
State's United Bowhunters looking for help from area landowners for 10th annual Hunter's Sharing the Harvest huntweeks of the state's archery season in WMU 5C were limited to the harvest of an
State's United Bowhunters looking for help from area landowners for 10th annual Hunter's Sharing the Harvest hunt
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
weeks of the state's archery season in WMU 5C were limited to the harvest of antlerless-deer only. Last year, however, the Pennsylvania Game Commission also made bucks fair game in the September portion of the archery season, resulting in more... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Bear spotted in suburban Philadelphia capturedthe Pennsbury Racquet and Athletic Club in Morrisville just before 3 p.m. Satur
Bear spotted in suburban Philadelphia captured
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
the Pennsbury Racquet and Athletic Club in Morrisville just before 3 p.m. Saturday. Falls Township police contacted the Pennsylvania Game Commission, which hit the bear with a tranquilizer dart and removed it from the area. Lt. Hank Ward of the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Legislators busy as bills move, budget deadline nearsit easier for would-be parents to adopt children. ■Hunting, fishing fees. The
Legislators busy as bills move, budget deadline nears
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
it easier for would-be parents to adopt children. ■Hunting, fishing fees. The Senate approved separate bills to let the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission set their own license fees for hunters and anglers,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penn Township family operation raising 1,820 pheasants for sale to sportsmen’s groupsbuy between 3,000 and 4,000 pheasants a year, said Michael Hartman, whose famil
Penn Township family operation raising 1,820 pheasants for sale to sportsmen’s groups
TribLIVE / Posted 28 days ago
buy between 3,000 and 4,000 pheasants a year, said Michael Hartman, whose family runs the private hunting grounds. The Pennsylvania Game Commission operates four game farms that produced 220,000 pheasants for hunting season release in 2014, the... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Bear spotted in suburban Philadelphia capturedthe Pennsbury Racquet and Athletic Club in Morrisville just before 3 p.m. Satur
Bear spotted in suburban Philadelphia captured
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
the Pennsbury Racquet and Athletic Club in Morrisville just before 3 p.m. Saturday. Falls Township police contacted the Pennsylvania Game Commission, which hit the bear with a tranquilizer dart and removed it from the area. Lt. Hank Ward of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
John Tallarico: Carbon County wind energy project will not harm Wild Creek watershed, quality of water23,000 acres of watershed property. Visitors are allowed to enjoy the property
John Tallarico: Carbon County wind energy project will not harm Wild Creek watershed, quality of water
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
23,000 acres of watershed property. Visitors are allowed to enjoy the property under a public access agreement with the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Within the past five years, the authority entered into a conservation easement with The Nature... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Bear and cub on the loose in York County parking lotcapture and relocate an adult bear and a bear cub running through a parking lot
Bear and cub on the loose in York County parking lot
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 30 days ago
capture and relocate an adult bear and a bear cub running through a parking lot in York County. It's happening in a Walgreen's parking lot along Carlisle Road in Dover. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has been notified. Stay with WGAL for updat... Read more

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