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TribLIVE
Proposed hunting seasons mostly like the old ones | TribLIVE Neighborhoods The structure of deer seasons isn't changing from
Proposed hunting seasons mostly like the old ones
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods The structure of deer seasons isn't changing from last year, according to seasons and bag limits given preliminary... Read more
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TribLIVE
Frye: A plan to have fun while aiding wildlife | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Let's be honest: These have probably accounted fo
Frye: A plan to have fun while aiding wildlife
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Let's be honest: These have probably accounted for more bent, misshapen, gnarly nails than just about anything. We're talking... Read more
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Times News
Info from the Pa. Game Commission Board of Commissioners Feb. meetingInformation from the Pennsylvania Game Commission Board of Commissioners Feb. m
Info from the Pa. Game Commission Board of Commissioners Feb. meeting
Times News / Posted 22 hours ago
Information from the Pennsylvania Game Commission Board of Commissioners Feb. meeting The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to minor changes to regulatory language that clarify the role officers play in... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Time flies: Lincoln Caverns’ Batfest celebrating its 10th yearThe Feb. 13 event is the only opportunity during winter months to tour the cave
Time flies: Lincoln Caverns’ Batfest celebrating its 10th year
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
The Feb. 13 event is the only opportunity during winter months to tour the caves of the Huntingdon area attraction except by appointment. The blizzard date for the festival is Feb. 14. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. with activities scheduled to begin at... Read more
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examiner.com
GunBroker lists the top five selling firearms per categories/PGC-PF&BC mergerFor you firearms enthusiasts and collectors, GunBroker.com released its list of
GunBroker lists the top five selling firearms per categories/PGC-PF&BC merger
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
For you firearms enthusiasts and collectors, GunBroker.com released its list of the Top 5 Best Selling Firearms in December 2015, a time when gift giving and self-gifting is the highest. And as such, the Smith & Wesson’s M&P-9 takes the top spot as... Read more
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Times News
Bald eagle shot, killed in Towamensing TownshipThe Northeast Region Office of the Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking anyo
Bald eagle shot, killed in Towamensing Township
Times News / Posted yesterday
The Northeast Region Office of the Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking anyone who may have information on an immature bald eagle that was found dead in Towamensing Township, Carbon County. Wildlife Conservation Officer Cory Bentzoni reports that... Read more
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York Daily Record
Gillespie: Expand youth mentoring for huntingGillespie joins a Democratic colleague to introduce legislation to open up hunt
Gillespie: Expand youth mentoring for hunting
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Gillespie joins a Democratic colleague to introduce legislation to open up hunting mentoring to 12 through 17 year old Pennsylvanians. State Rep. Keith Gillespie sees a gap in Pennsylvania's ability to mentor young would-be hunters. That's why the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Outdoors: Doe permit application time may changeAn increase in the hunting license fee and a change in the time non-residents m
Outdoors: Doe permit application time may change
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
An increase in the hunting license fee and a change in the time non-residents may apply for a doe license were among the many items discussed at a quarterly meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Pennsylvania Game Commission this week (Jan.... Read more
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York Daily Record
Outdoors: Doe permit application time may changeAn increase in the hunting license fee and a change in the time non-residents m
Outdoors: Doe permit application time may change
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
An increase in the hunting license fee and a change in the time non-residents may apply for a doe license were among the many items discussed at a quarterly meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Pennsylvania Game Commission this week (Jan.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Nonresidents receive earlier crack at doe tags | TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods Laser rangefinders — both handheld models and
Nonresidents receive earlier crack at doe tags
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
| TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods Laser rangefinders — both handheld models and those in scopes or archery sights — have always been legal for use in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Game Commission cuts back turkey hunting seasonA shorter turkey hunting season for Hazleton, Carbon and Schuylkill counties re
Game Commission cuts back turkey hunting season
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
A shorter turkey hunting season for Hazleton, Carbon and Schuylkill counties received tentative approval on Tuesday from the Pennsylvania Game Commission. The commissioners voted to cut the season from three weeks and three days to two weeks and... Read more
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York Daily Record
Bodani: A groundhog wonder as white as snowEditor's note: This article was originally published July 6, 2014. The man cat
Bodani: A groundhog wonder as white as snow
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Editor's note: This article was originally published July 6, 2014. The man catches about 300 groundhogs a year. That means thousands of them over the past three decades, mostly in York County. It's his job, of all things. But only part of it.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notebook: Chemicals changing bass across Northeast – TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods If the fish examined in a recent study are an
Outdoors notebook: Chemicals changing bass across Northeast
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
– TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods If the fish examined in a recent study are any indication, the bass swimming in local waters may... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Sickly bear trapped, euthanized in western PennsylvaniaAuthorities say a sickly bear wasting away with an advanced case of mange was t
Sickly bear trapped, euthanized in western Pennsylvania
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 6 days ago
Authorities say a sickly bear wasting away with an advanced case of mange was trapped in western Pennsylvania and euthanized. The Pennsylvania Game Commission had been seeking the adult female since residents reported it near Kittanning... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Sickly bear trapped, euthanized in western PennsylvaniaPITTSBURGH (AP) � Authorities say a sickly bear wasting away with an advanced c
Sickly bear trapped, euthanized in western Pennsylvania
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) � Authorities say a sickly bear wasting away with an advanced case of mange was trapped in western Pennsylvania and euthanized. The Pennsylvania Game Commission had been seeking the adult female since residents reported it near... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Sickly bear trapped, euthanized in western PennsylvaniaPITTSBURGH (AP) - Authorities say a sickly bear wasting away with an advanced c
Sickly bear trapped, euthanized in western Pennsylvania
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 6 days ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Authorities say a sickly bear wasting away with an advanced case of mange was trapped in western Pennsylvania and euthanized. The Pennsylvania Game Commission had been seeking the adult female since residents reported it near... Read more
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York Daily Record
Hanover eagle eggs on the way? Some think soStick by stick, leaf by leaf, the Hanover eagles have slowly enhanced their nes
Hanover eagle eggs on the way? Some think so
York Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
Stick by stick, leaf by leaf, the Hanover eagles have slowly enhanced their nest in Heidelberg Township over the past few months. Those tuning in to the Pennsylvania Game Commission and HDOnTap's livestream of the nest have witnessed various... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Pa. Game Commission Searches for Sickly BearThe Pennsylvania Game Commission is trying to trap a sickly bear spotted recent
Pa. Game Commission Searches for Sickly Bear
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 9 days ago
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is trying to trap a sickly bear spotted recently in western Pennsylvania. Game commission officials believe the bear has the mange, a skin condition caused by parasites that cause the animal to lose its coat. The... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Game commission to trap sickly bear in western PennsylvaniaKITTANNING, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Game Commission is trying to trap a sic
Game commission to trap sickly bear in western Pennsylvania
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 9 days ago
KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Game Commission is trying to trap a sickly bear spotted recently in western Pennsylvania. Game commission officials believe the bear has the mange, a skin condition caused by parasites that cause the animal to... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Seasonal affective disorder is real: Get outdoors to a state park this winterIt could be more than just the winter blahs or a seasonal funk that has you dow
Seasonal affective disorder is real: Get outdoors to a state park this winter
Altoona Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
It could be more than just the winter blahs or a seasonal funk that has you down. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a legitimate type of depression that could be remedied by simply getting outside, one reason why most Pennsylvania state parks are... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania Game Commission trying to trap sick bear in...The Pennsylvania Game Commission is on a mission to trap a sick bear after rece
Pennsylvania Game Commission trying to trap sick bear in...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 10 days ago
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is on a mission to trap a sick bear after receiving reports of the animal being spotted in Kittanning Tuesday night. Tom Fazi, an information supervisor for the game commission’s southwest region office, said the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Game Commission’s wild pheasant study nears endGame Commission's wild pheasant study nears end Neighborhoods Game Commission
Game Commission’s wild pheasant study nears end
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
Game Commission's wild pheasant study nears end Neighborhoods Game Commission's wild pheasant study nears end The Pennsylvania Game Commission has learned some other things about wild pheasants and wild pheasant recovery areas. According to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notebook: Work begins on Canonsburg Lake Neighborhoods A lake popular with local fishermen and paddlers is, finally
Outdoors notebook: Work begins on Canonsburg Lake
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
Neighborhoods A lake popular with local fishermen and paddlers is, finally, getting an upgrade. Leaders of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Game commission may consider ban on urine-based deer scentsFor Pennsylvania bowhunters it’s a long, long eight months until the beginning
Game commission may consider ban on urine-based deer scents
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
For Pennsylvania bowhunters it’s a long, long eight months until the beginning of the 2016 statewide archery deer season. Until then, they will keep their skills tuned by shooting at 3-D shoots, bow festivals and woods walks. For bowhunters whose... Read more
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TribLIVE
Frye: Hunters take older deerDo they have deer check stations in Mississippi? If so, they must be something
Frye: Hunters take older deer
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
Do they have deer check stations in Mississippi? If so, they must be something to see. According to the Quality Deer Management Association, 74 percent of the bucks taken there in the 2014-15 hunting season — the most recent for which statistics are... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
‘Polish your binoculars’"Polish your binoculars and get ready for eagle viewing near Kinzua Dam in Warr
‘Polish your binoculars’
Warren Times Observer / Posted 17 days ago
"Polish your binoculars and get ready for eagle viewing near Kinzua Dam in Warren County," said Steve Lauser, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kinzua Dam and Allegheny Reservoir park ranger. "Numerous eagles spend winter along Allegheny River and... Read more
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York Daily Record
Outdoors: TU event introduces women to anglingThe Adams County Chapter 323, Trout Unlimited (TU), is conducting a five-week e
Outdoors: TU event introduces women to angling
York Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
The Adams County Chapter 323, Trout Unlimited (TU), is conducting a five-week event entitled “Wine, Women and Waders,” to introduce women to the art and sport of fishing, particularly fly fishing. The first session, slated for Sunday March 20, will... Read more
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TribLIVE
Eagle nest cam operator PixController accuses former staffer of creating ghost employee positionA Murrysville man who was hired to help grow the Westmoreland firm that operate
Eagle nest cam operator PixController accuses former staffer of creating ghost employee position
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
A Murrysville man who was hired to help grow the Westmoreland firm that operates two bald eagle nest cameras in Allegheny County is accused in a civil lawsuit of adding a ghost employee to the payroll, billing a government agency for services never... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study uses GPS to explore deers' relationship with the forestA map shows all 2,570 locations collected on one deer throughout 2013. Credit:
Study uses GPS to explore deers' relationship with the forest
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
A map shows all 2,570 locations collected on one deer throughout 2013. Credit: Duane Diefenbach White-tailed deer, though cute and wide-eyed like Bambi, can wreak havoc on the land around them. And no one knows this better than Jack Ray. Ray's... Read more
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York Daily Record
Sign up to now raise chicksWHAT: Sportsmen’s organizations with approved propagation facilities can augmen
Sign up to now raise chicks
York Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
WHAT: Sportsmen’s organizations with approved propagation facilities can augment local ring-necked pheasant stockings and increase localized hunting opportunities by raising day‑old pheasant chicks supplied free-of-charge by the Pennsylvania Game... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notebook: Lawmakers eye doe tags, tracking dogsState lawmakers are behind two bills that would impact Pennsylvania's deer hunt
Outdoors notebook: Lawmakers eye doe tags, tracking dogs
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
State lawmakers are behind two bills that would impact Pennsylvania's deer hunters. State Rep. Neal Goodman, a Schuylkill County Democrat, is sponsor of House Bill 1170. It would limit hunters to buying three antlerless deer licenses, or doe tags, a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
A big thank youAfter Edward J. Shemansky suffered a heart attack while hunting, a class of fou
A big thank you
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
After Edward J. Shemansky suffered a heart attack while hunting, a class of fourth-graders helped him feel better. The pupils in Terri Jones’ class at West Hazleton Elementary/Middle School made get-well cards for him. “I told them when I got out... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Workplace-- David Ulmer, senior project manager, has been promoted to vice president and
Workplace
Altoona Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
-- David Ulmer, senior project manager, has been promoted to vice president and department head of Implementation Solutions at EnergyCAP Inc., State College. Ulmer joined EnergyCAP in 2013. His previous employment included a managerial position at... Read more
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TribLIVE
Frye: A question of who’s in chargeThere was a time when the Pennsylvania Game Commission was in charge of all whi
Frye: A question of who’s in charge
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
There was a time when the Pennsylvania Game Commission was in charge of all white-tailed deer, those in the wild and behind fences. No more, of course. State lawmakers years ago transferred control of farm-raised deer to the state's Department of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Farmer loses deer, boar when hunting preserve fences are cutPARKER, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania farmer who runs a guided hunting preserve sai
Farmer loses deer, boar when hunting preserve fences are cut
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 22 days ago
PARKER, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania farmer who runs a guided hunting preserve said Friday someone cut his fences around Jan. 1, causing a huge financial loss when dozens of deer and boars escaped. Larry Lint said he could lose his business, The Pig... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Farmer loses deer, boar when hunting preserve fences are cutPARKER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania farmer who runs a guided hunting preserve sai
Farmer loses deer, boar when hunting preserve fences are cut
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 22 days ago
PARKER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania farmer who runs a guided hunting preserve said Friday someone cut his fences around Jan. 1, causing a huge financial loss when dozens of deer and boars escaped. Larry Lint said he could lose his business, The Pig... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Rehab center helps eagles return to skyA bald eagle too weak to fly that fisherman spotted last August is back on the
Rehab center helps eagles return to sky
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
A bald eagle too weak to fly that fisherman spotted last August is back on the Susquehanna River after two months in rehab. The eagle regained its strength at the Carbon County Environmental Education Center. Wildlife rehabilitators there and... Read more
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York Daily Record
Water quality key to comeback of Pa. eaglesPeople went online more than 1.5 million times last year to see a pair of bald
Water quality key to comeback of Pa. eagles
York Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
People went online more than 1.5 million times last year to see a pair of bald eagles in a nest near Codorus State Park. A new season of the commonwealth’s most popular, high-flying reality show is back online. Millions are expected to log on to... Read more
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York Daily Record
Rehabbed bald eagle released in Pa.When Norfolk Southern Railroad employees found a bald eagle along railroad trac
Rehabbed bald eagle released in Pa.
York Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
When Norfolk Southern Railroad employees found a bald eagle along railroad tracks last fall, the bird wasn't able to stand or raise its head. The juvenile male was in extremely poor condition, according to a news release from the Pennsylvania Game... Read more
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York Daily Record
Eagle cam experiences outageThe Hanover eagle cam experienced an outage over the weekend. Tim Sears of HDO
Eagle cam experiences outage
York Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
The Hanover eagle cam experienced an outage over the weekend. Tim Sears of HDOnTap said the livestream went back online around 10 a.m. Monday. "The data center where the ingest server lives suffered a couple power outages," he said. "We fixed it by... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notebook: Help sought for first-ever Pa. mammal projectOutdoorsmen and outdoorswomen with cameras are being recruited by the Pennsylva
Outdoors notebook: Help sought for first-ever Pa. mammal project
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
Outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen with cameras are being recruited by the Pennsylvania Game Commission for a special project. The agency, together with the Pennsylvania Biological Survey, is working to create a mammal atlas identifying where in the... Read more
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NBC Washington
Robo Deer Helps Nab Illegal HuntersTwo poachers who picked on the wrong deer had their hunting licenses suspended
Robo Deer Helps Nab Illegal Hunters
NBC Washington / Posted 28 days ago
Two poachers who picked on the wrong deer had their hunting licenses suspended and their gear seized Thursday by a district judge in St. Mary’s County. David James Few, 21 of Taneytown, and Brian Kelley Stitely, 24, of Fairfield, Pa., were caught by... Read more
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TribLIVE
Beaver makes home in Harrison Hills pondThe rough teeth marks on whittled down stumps around the rim of the pond at Har
Beaver makes home in Harrison Hills pond
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
The rough teeth marks on whittled down stumps around the rim of the pond at Harrison Hills reveal the park's newest resident: a beaver. Park officials in Harrison Township plan to let the beavers be so visitors can glimpse into the lives of these... Read more

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