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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 16 hours 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 17 hours 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 17 hours 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 19 hours 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 2 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 3 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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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Donald E. StrobleDon worked for the Pennsylvania Game Commission for 28 years, retiring in 1979,
Donald E. Stroble
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Don worked for the Pennsylvania Game Commission for 28 years, retiring in 1979, and after worked for E. Keeler Co. He was a member of the Beech Valley United Methodist Church and the Trout Run Senior Citizens. He was predeceased by his wife of 67... Read more
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TribLIVE
Uptick in mange among bears vexes Pa. Game Commissiona part of the bear population ever since. In fact, the number of cases is on t
Uptick in mange among bears vexes Pa. Game Commission
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
a part of the bear population ever since. In fact, the number of cases is on the upswing in recent years, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission figures. In Tioga County, for example, wildlife conservation officer Rodney Mee handled six... Read more
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Times News
Large makes more threatsfaces charges of terroristic threats, harassment, and not having permits from t
Large makes more threats
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
faces charges of terroristic threats, harassment, and not having permits from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and Pennsylvania Game Commission. On June 13, Large threatened Lehighton State Police with a reference to the Orlando, Florida,... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Deer wanders into downtown Pittsburgh, is shot and killeda loading dock by the old Pittsburgh Post-Gazette building. Police tried to con
Deer wanders into downtown Pittsburgh, is shot and killed
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
a loading dock by the old Pittsburgh Post-Gazette building. Police tried to contact animal control resources including the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pittsburgh Zoo but were unable to get immediate assistance. Public safety spokeswoman Sonya... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Deer wanders into downtown Pittsburgh, is shot and killeda loading dock by the old Pittsburgh Post-Gazette building. Police tried to con
Deer wanders into downtown Pittsburgh, is shot and killed
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
a loading dock by the old Pittsburgh Post-Gazette building. Police tried to contact animal control resources including the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pittsburgh Zoo but were unable to get immediate assistance. Public safety spokeswoman Sonya... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Rare barn owlets put on a show in banding operationin protest. Mummert, a Lititz resident, is a wildlife diversity biologist with
Rare barn owlets put on a show in banding operation
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
in protest. Mummert, a Lititz resident, is a wildlife diversity biologist with the southeast regional office of the Pennsylvania Game Commission and is one of six agency biologists around the state keeping tabs on barn owls. They encourage... Read more
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CBS News
Deer fatally shot after wandering into downtown Pittsburghbuilding for about an hour. Toler said officers attempted to reach several ani
Deer fatally shot after wandering into downtown Pittsburgh
CBS News / Posted 7 days ago
building for about an hour. Toler said officers attempted to reach several animal control rescues, including the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pittsburgh Zoo, but were unable to receive immediate assistance. The animal care and... Read more
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Times News
Deer wanders into downtown Pittsburgh, is shot and killedchaos downtown," Toler said, "they were calling places." Officers called offic
Deer wanders into downtown Pittsburgh, is shot and killed
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
chaos downtown," Toler said, "they were calling places." Officers called officials from animal control groups, such as the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Pittsburgh Zoo, for assistance, Toler said. "Unfortunately, there was no agency... Read more
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Salon.com
Deer wanders into downtown Pittsburgh, is shot and killedbuilding for about an hour. Toler said officers attempted to reach several ani
Deer wanders into downtown Pittsburgh, is shot and killed
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
building for about an hour. Toler said officers attempted to reach several animal control rescues, including the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pittsburgh Zoo, but were unable to receive immediate assistance. The animal care and... Read more
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ABC News
Deer Wanders Into Downtown Pittsburgh, Is Shot and Killedbuilding for about an hour. Toler said officers attempted to reach several ani
Deer Wanders Into Downtown Pittsburgh, Is Shot and Killed
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
building for about an hour. Toler said officers attempted to reach several animal control rescues, including the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pittsburgh Zoo, but were unable to receive immediate assistance. The animal care and... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
79th annual Pennsylvania Trappers Association Rendezvous sethe started while in junior high school. “It’s a management tool,” he said. Th
79th annual Pennsylvania Trappers Association Rendezvous set
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
he started while in junior high school. “It’s a management tool,” he said. Through their association trappers help the Pennsylvania Game Commission set seasons for taking furbearing mammals at levels that the land can support. Researchers trap... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Bear-y interesting fish talethe lake, and disappeared into woods. When given an escape route, bears usuall
Bear-y interesting fish tale
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
the lake, and disappeared into woods. When given an escape route, bears usually will leave once they identify people, the Pennsylvania Game Commission says in a pamphlet, “Living with Bears.” People who encounter bears should walk away rather... Read more
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TribLIVE
Rondinelli: Clairton Sportsmen’s Club leads way in guiding outdoors youthPittsburgh Port Authority police and their K-9 units, a civil war exhibition, a
Rondinelli: Clairton Sportsmen’s Club leads way in guiding outdoors youth
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
Pittsburgh Port Authority police and their K-9 units, a civil war exhibition, an archery exhibition, representatives of the Pennsylvania Game Commission and National Wild Turkey Federation, Peters Creek Trail Chapter, and others. Youths will get... Read more
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Times News
Carbon man threatened to make 'Orlando look small'faces charges of terrorist threats, harassment, and not having permits from the
Carbon man threatened to make 'Orlando look small'
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
faces charges of terrorist threats, harassment, and not having permits from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and Pennsylvania Game Commission. According to an affidavit of probable cause filed by trooper Joseph Wood of the Pennsylvania... Read more
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Philly.com
The bald eagle's day is coming - and it's Mondayallowed for it to be removed from the endangered species list in 2007. Patti B
The bald eagle's day is coming - and it's Monday
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
allowed for it to be removed from the endangered species list in 2007. Patti Barber, an endangered bird biologist with the Pennsylvania Game Commission said the state's bald eagle population is doing "fantastic." Bald eagles have been spotted at... Read more
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Times News
Carbon man threatened to 'Orlando look small'faces charges of terrorist threats, harassment, and not having permits from the
Carbon man threatened to 'Orlando look small'
Times News / Posted 11 days ago
faces charges of terrorist threats, harassment, and not having permits from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and Pennsylvania Game Commission. According to an affidavit of probable cause filed by trooper Joseph Wood of the Pennsylvania... Read more
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Times News
Threats mention Orlando attacksfaces charges of terrorist threats, harassment, and not having permits from the
Threats mention Orlando attacks
Times News / Posted 11 days ago
faces charges of terrorist threats, harassment, and not having permits from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and Pennsylvania Game Commission. According to an affidavit of probable cause filed by trooper Joseph Wood of the Pennsylvania... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Treasurer's office prepares to start selling hunting licensesantlerless deer license applications over the counter on Oct. 3. Fishing licen
Treasurer's office prepares to start selling hunting licenses
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
antlerless deer license applications over the counter on Oct. 3. Fishing license prices last went up in 2005 and the last increase for hunting licenses was in 1999, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission and state Fish and Boat Comm... Read more
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The Express-Times
Black bear tranquilized near Route 22 interchangewest of the 15th Street interchange of Route 22. Police kept the bear in a sma
Black bear tranquilized near Route 22 interchange
The Express-Times / Posted 13 days ago
west of the 15th Street interchange of Route 22. Police kept the bear in a small wooded area until help arrived from the Pennsylvania Game Commission. An officer with the Game Commission tranquilized the bear, estimated to be 2 to 2 1/2 years... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Flying Freein a flight building, according to officials who certify wildlife rehabilitatio
Flying Free
Warren Times Observer / Posted 13 days ago
in a flight building, according to officials who certify wildlife rehabilitation centers. Holmgren thanked Donachy and the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Argeny and a host of individuals involved in the care and rehabilitation of the animal. She... Read more
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TribLIVE
U.S. Open security plans for worstcause problems and quickly disappeared into the woods, but Armstrong said the s
U.S. Open security plans for worst
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
cause problems and quickly disappeared into the woods, but Armstrong said the sighting prompted officials to include the Pennsylvania Game Commission in planning for this month's U.S. Open, expected to draw 215,000 spectators, vendors and others... Read more
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The Morning Call
Using doughnuts, officials capture sweet-toothed bear near Wind GapAbout one week after National Doughnut Day, the Pennsylvania Game Commission us
Using doughnuts, officials capture sweet-toothed bear near Wind Gap
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
About one week after National Doughnut Day, the Pennsylvania Game Commission used a few of the ring-shaped pieces of fried dough to lure a bear who had grown accustomed to a high-fat diet in Wind Gap over the past week. The 110-pound male bear,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Frye: Catching up on outdoors news | TribLIVE There was a lot going on this past week, with a Pennsylvania Game
Frye: Catching up on outdoors news
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
| TribLIVE There was a lot going on this past week, with a Pennsylvania Game Commission meeting in Harrisburg, the National Shooting Sports Foundation industry summit in Pittsburgh and legislative hearings on... Read more
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The Morning Call
'Send me more customers' accused drug dealer tells informant day before raidthey came to clear his shelves. Task Force detectives, along with Stroud Area
'Send me more customers' accused drug dealer tells informant day before raid
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
they came to clear his shelves. Task Force detectives, along with Stroud Area Regional police, state police and the Pennsylvania Game Commission raided the Paradise Motel in Middle Smithfield Township on Thursday morning, arresting Dippre... Read more
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The Express-Times
Allentown heroin found as 2 busted in Monroe drug raidmeth, suboxone and marijuana for sale." Detectives from the district attorney'
Allentown heroin found as 2 busted in Monroe drug raid
The Express-Times / Posted 17 days ago
meth, suboxone and marijuana for sale." Detectives from the district attorney's office, Stroud Regional police, the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania State Police raided Dippre's room at 6:05 a.m. Thursday in the Paramount Hotel,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Two arrested in Middle Smithfield Township drug raidsuboxone and marijuana for sale." Detectives from the district attorney's offi
Two arrested in Middle Smithfield Township drug raid
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
suboxone and marijuana for sale." Detectives from the district attorney's office, Stroud Area Regional Police Department, Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania State Police raided Dippre's hotel room. When investigators entered the room,... Read more
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TribLIVE
City getting big land donation, plans park and moreand views of the Monongahela River. There is no date set to open the parkland.
City getting big land donation, plans park and more
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
and views of the Monongahela River. There is no date set to open the parkland. The URA said it plans to work with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and the Allegheny Land Trust in order to protect the... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Black bear spotted in residential neighborhoodthere must be a mother around somewhere here,’" said Blake Ketcham, who lives o
Black bear spotted in residential neighborhood
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 19 days ago
there must be a mother around somewhere here,’" said Blake Ketcham, who lives on Chestnut Street. Channel 11 contacted the Pennsylvania Game Commission, which said that if a person sees a bear, they should make noise to alert it. Anyone who has a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Targeted removal for diseased deer discussed by PGCArticle Tools The Pennsylvania Game Commission heard about a new strategy for
Targeted removal for diseased deer discussed by PGC
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
Article Tools The Pennsylvania Game Commission heard about a new strategy for controlling chronic wasting disease in deer. Deer and elk stricken with the disease develop holes in their brains and within a year start wasting away, drink and urinate... Read more
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TribLIVE
Game Commission considering options in controlling chronic wasting diseasemeetings and other events. HARRISBURG — It could be called the Donald Trump ap
Game Commission considering options in controlling chronic wasting disease
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
meetings and other events. HARRISBURG — It could be called the Donald Trump approach to containing wildlife disease. The Pennsylvania Game Commission is trying to figure out ways to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease. It's an always-fatal... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoor notebook: Hunter education instructor, land manager honoredhonored | TribLIVE Two men affiliated with the Pennsylvania Game Commission,
Outdoor notebook: Hunter education instructor, land manager honored
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
honored | TribLIVE Two men affiliated with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, one a volunteer, one an employee, have been honored. John O'Hara of Indiana County was chosen... Read more
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TribLIVE
Record gun sales boost grants to wildlife agenciesand education training, said Tom Busiahn, chief of the service's division of po
Record gun sales boost grants to wildlife agencies
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
and education training, said Tom Busiahn, chief of the service's division of policy and programs. In Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Game Commission has had its share of Pittman-Robertson funding grow from $7.4 million in 2005 to a record $24.9... Read more
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Times News
Into the wild: Conservation officer traps bear to remove bird feeder from its headrecently lost her necklace but got a pair of earrings to replace it. Wildlife
Into the wild: Conservation officer traps bear to remove bird feeder from its head
Times News / Posted 23 days ago
recently lost her necklace but got a pair of earrings to replace it. Wildlife Conservation Officer Cory Bentzoni, with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, recently received information about a black bear with a bird feeder stuck on its head. People... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Caught on camera: Black bear in Berksliving on and around Mount Penn are being advised to be on the lookout for a bl
Caught on camera: Black bear in Berks
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 26 days ago
living on and around Mount Penn are being advised to be on the lookout for a black bear roaming through the woods. The Pennsylvania Game Commission told 69 News it received the first report about the bear Wednesday morning from the 1800 block... Read more
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TribLIVE
Eaglets prepare to leave nests in Harmar, HaysPennsylvania. The region is hosting rapidly growing eaglets at all four eagle n
Eaglets prepare to leave nests in Harmar, Hays
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
Pennsylvania. The region is hosting rapidly growing eaglets at all four eagle nests in Allegheny County, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. The youngsters' first flight will be a true leap of faith. “Leaving the nest is a very... Read more
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York Daily Record
Hanover eagle eats egg; cam to go offline soonempty, the Hanover eagle cam will likely go offline soon. Although viewership
Hanover eagle eats egg; cam to go offline soon
York Daily Record / Posted 28 days ago
empty, the Hanover eagle cam will likely go offline soon. Although viewership to the livestream has plummeted since the Pennsylvania Game Commission announced in March that an egg in the nest would likely never hatch, some eagle cam viewers have... Read more
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The Brown and White
What should you do if you find young animals in the wild?a young animal that appears to be abandoned, they want to intervene," Wayne Lar
What should you do if you find young animals in the wild?
The Brown and White / Posted 29 days ago
a young animal that appears to be abandoned, they want to intervene," Wayne Laroche, wildlife management director for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, said in a news release. "What they don't realize is that, in all likelihood, they're doing more... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Game Commission uses prescribed burns to help control forestCrewmen from the Pennsylvania Game Commission took a calculated risk when setti
Game Commission uses prescribed burns to help control forest
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 29 days ago
Crewmen from the Pennsylvania Game Commission took a calculated risk when setting a forest on fire. Unlike the wildfire that drove 80,000 people from their homes this month in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, the crewmen lit what they called a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Wildlife rehabilitators work tirelessly for animals in needrehabilitators spread across the state, according to Chad Eyler, chief of the s
Wildlife rehabilitators work tirelessly for animals in need
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
rehabilitators spread across the state, according to Chad Eyler, chief of the special permits enforcement division for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, which oversees their licensing. Some counties, like Westmoreland and Allegheny, have two each.... Read more
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Times News
Some buck data that may surprise youwas about to give birth. I looked back. She was in the same spot, still watchi
Some buck data that may surprise you
Times News / Posted 30 days ago
was about to give birth. I looked back. She was in the same spot, still watching me. This is the time of year when the Pennsylvania Game Commission reminds us to leave young wild animals alone. A doe may leave her fawn or fawns for eight... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Regional briefs, May 28, 2016Roberts become officer-in-charge of the borough force. — STAFF REPORTS Additi
Regional briefs, May 28, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Roberts become officer-in-charge of the borough force. — STAFF REPORTS Additions to gun range planned DALLAS — The Pennsylvania Game Commission announced Friday that work on a public shooting range in Archbald will begin soon. The 200-yard... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Poachers sentenced; no jail timehunting license suspension on the unlawful kill/take big game charge as well as
Poachers sentenced; no jail time
Warren Times Observer / Posted 30 days ago
hunting license suspension on the unlawful kill/take big game charge as well as a count of use of artificial light. Pennsylvania Game Commission officers said they received a call from an informant who reported hearing a series of gun shots... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bald eagle hit by car being nursed back to healthCounty. A passerby called police after seeing the eagle on an embankment, but h
Bald eagle hit by car being nursed back to health
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 30 days ago
County. A passerby called police after seeing the eagle on an embankment, but he wasn't found until the next day by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. They eagle was found in a field and it could not move. "It's now moving its feet and they're... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Local shooting range to close for improvementsDALLAS — The Pennsylvania Game Commission announced Friday that work on a publi
Local shooting range to close for improvements
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted a month ago
DALLAS — The Pennsylvania Game Commission announced Friday that work on a public shooting range in Archbald Borough will begin soon. The 200-yard rifle shooting range, located on State Game Lands 300 in Archbald, will be closed on Tuesday.... Read more
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