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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Legislature moving forward with pair of wildlife license billsweek two Senate-passed bills removing the Legislature’s power to set fees. The
Legislature moving forward with pair of wildlife license bills
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
week two Senate-passed bills removing the Legislature’s power to set fees. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and Pennsylvania Game Commission would set future fee levels if the companion bills are enacted. The bills face a House floor... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
House committee advances license fee legislationweek two Senate-passed bills removing the Legislature’s power to set fees. The
House committee advances license fee legislation
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
week two Senate-passed bills removing the Legislature’s power to set fees. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and Pennsylvania Game Commission would set future fee levels if the companion bills are enacted. The bills face a House floor... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
OUTDOOR BRIEFSthe rally is to garner support for pending legislation affecting the state's de
OUTDOOR BRIEFS
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
the rally is to garner support for pending legislation affecting the state's deer management program. "For 16 years, the Pennsylvania Game Commission has closed its mind to pleas from hunters to change its deer management program," rally... Read more
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The Morning Call
Celebrating nature on the move at Migration Festmigration habits. The day will conclude at 3 p.m. with a talk by Mark Ternent,
Celebrating nature on the move at Migration Fest
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
migration habits. The day will conclude at 3 p.m. with a talk by Mark Ternent, a biologist specializing in bears for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, who will explain how bears prepare for the winter. They're not on the move this time of year,... Read more
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The Morning Call
PennEast officials announce 33 modifications to proposed pipeline routeLuzerne and Northampton counties. In Carbon and Northampton counties, PennEast
PennEast officials announce 33 modifications to proposed pipeline route
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Luzerne and Northampton counties. In Carbon and Northampton counties, PennEast officials said they are working with the Pennsylvania Game Commission to modify the pipeline's crossing location on the Appalachian Trail. The move will avoid impacts... Read more
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The Express-Times
PennEast Pipeline plans change. Here's how the Valley's affectedsays. In another proposed change near the northern tier of Northampton County,
PennEast Pipeline plans change. Here's how the Valley's affected
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
says. In another proposed change near the northern tier of Northampton County, PennEast says it consulted with the Pennsylvania Game Commission to move the site where the pipeline crosses the Appalachian Trail. It says the move will allow... Read more
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Times News
PennEast changes pipeline route in Carbonpotential for adverse environmental impact – while still directly benefitting a
PennEast changes pipeline route in Carbon
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
potential for adverse environmental impact – while still directly benefitting a local employer. • In consultation with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, in Carbon and Northampton counties, PennEast modified the crossing location of the Appalachian... Read more
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The Express-Times
Migration Fest explores hawks, butterflies passing through Pennsylvaniaexhibit. Migration Fest closes with a 3 p.m. talk about Pennsylvania's black b
Migration Fest explores hawks, butterflies passing through Pennsylvania
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
exhibit. Migration Fest closes with a 3 p.m. talk about Pennsylvania's black bears by Mark Ternent, bear biologist for the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Ternent plans to present an illustrated lecture on bear biology, current research, habitat,... Read more
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York Daily Record
Changes coming for hunting, fishing license feesstate Senate overwhelmingly passed Senate Bills 1166 and 1168 in June. These pi
Changes coming for hunting, fishing license fees
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
state Senate overwhelmingly passed Senate Bills 1166 and 1168 in June. These pieces of legislation would permit the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) to set their own license fees.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Commissioner departs postArticle Tools Colleagues at the Pennsylvania Game Commission gave Ronald Weane
Commissioner departs post
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Article Tools Colleagues at the Pennsylvania Game Commission gave Ronald Weaner a standing ovation when he attended his final meeting in Harrisburg on Monday. Weaner, in an emotional farewell, said he had been in the hospital recently and is a... Read more
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York Daily Record
Watch out for roaming black bears, police saypolice said a bear was sighted around 4:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in the 1100 block of G
Watch out for roaming black bears, police say
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
police said a bear was sighted around 4:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in the 1100 block of Gettysburg Pike in Carroll Township. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has been notified. "Police ask residents to be cautious when leaving trash, bird feeders or... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
No longer ‘threatened,’ ospreys take flight in PoconosJim Thorpe. For decades, ospreys vanished from Pennsylvania, but the birds hav
No longer ‘threatened,’ ospreys take flight in Poconos
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Jim Thorpe. For decades, ospreys vanished from Pennsylvania, but the birds have returned in sufficient numbers that the Pennsylvania Game Commission took a preliminary step to remove them from the list of threatened species on Monday. Ospreys... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Prescribed burns aimed to help deer huntingAccording to a press release from the Pennsylvania Game Commission, "The key to
Prescribed burns aimed to help deer hunting
Warren Times Observer / Posted 8 days ago
According to a press release from the Pennsylvania Game Commission, "The key to having more abundant deer populations is by providing better deer habitat," said Game Commission Executive Director Matthew Hough. "Our deer program is focused on keeping... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notices: Sept. 18, 2016dinner to follow at 7 p.m. The featured speaker is Wayne Laroche, director of t
Outdoors notices: Sept. 18, 2016
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
dinner to follow at 7 p.m. The featured speaker is Wayne Laroche, director of the bureau of wildlife management for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, who will discuss the agency's plans for controlling chronic wasting disease. Tickets are $20... Read more
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Times News
Carbon bear cubs returned to natural habitatSeveral Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife conservation officers and one wil
Carbon bear cubs returned to natural habitat
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
Several Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife conservation officers and one wildlife biologist gathered at the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center near Saylorsburg recently to transport four bear cubs to suitable habitat on state game... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
How to be a good hunter... starts with instructorsand more women are taking an interest in hunting, but he said it's always a goo
How to be a good hunter... starts with instructors
Warren Times Observer / Posted 10 days ago
and more women are taking an interest in hunting, but he said it's always a good thing to see women taking the course. The Pennsylvania Game Commission recently issued a press release validating McBride's observation, saying that the number of... Read more
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York Daily Record
Bear sighted in Carroll Township, police saysighted around 4:30 p.m. today in the 1100 block of Gettysburg Pike in Carroll
Bear sighted in Carroll Township, police say
York Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
sighted around 4:30 p.m. today in the 1100 block of Gettysburg Pike in Carroll Township, according to township police. The Pennsylvania Game Commission was notified about it, police said. Residents should be cautious when leaving trash, bird... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
PGC: More women huntingher to hunt, at the age of 47. Already a hiker, Mary Ann took the Hunter and Tr
PGC: More women hunting
Warren Times Observer / Posted 14 days ago
her to hunt, at the age of 47. Already a hiker, Mary Ann took the Hunter and Trapper Education Course offered through the Pennsylvania Game Commission and started practicing with her rifle. At the age of 63, it paid off big. Six hundred pounds... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wild turkey survey showed 'fairly good' yearWhen the Pennsylvania Game Commission sent out a call for residents to report t
Wild turkey survey showed 'fairly good' year
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
When the Pennsylvania Game Commission sent out a call for residents to report their wild turkey sightings, they weren't sure what the response would be. But the monthlong, statewide survey yielded more than 3,000 submissions that showed there were... Read more
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Times News
Lady hunter ranks grow in PAbe shopping for myself. But that was then and maybe thirty years ago now. Acco
Lady hunter ranks grow in PA
Times News / Posted 14 days ago
be shopping for myself. But that was then and maybe thirty years ago now. According to figures recently released by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, during the 2015-16 season, 96,555 females purchased Pennsylvania hunting licenses or mentored... Read more
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Times News
News guide: Changes in store for Pennsylvania hunterstype of weapon they are using and the wildlife management unit where they will
News guide: Changes in store for Pennsylvania hunters
Times News / Posted 16 days ago
type of weapon they are using and the wildlife management unit where they will be hunting. CANCELED GAME LANDS TOURS The Pennsylvania Game Commission has canceled its autumn driving tours because of financial constraints. Commission officials... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notices: Sept. 11, 2016dinner to follow at 7 p.m. The featured speaker is Wayne Laroche, director of t
Outdoors notices: Sept. 11, 2016
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
dinner to follow at 7 p.m. The featured speaker is Wayne Laroche, director of the bureau of wildlife management for the Pennsylvania Game Commission. He will discuss the agency's plans for controlling chronic wasting disease. Tickets are $20 per... Read more
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Philly.com
News guide: Changes in store for Pennsylvania hunterstype of weapon they are using and the wildlife management unit where they will
News guide: Changes in store for Pennsylvania hunters
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
type of weapon they are using and the wildlife management unit where they will be hunting. CANCELED GAME LANDS TOURS The Pennsylvania Game Commission has canceled its autumn driving tours because of financial constraints. Commission officials... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Southern Tier Outdoor Show returns next monthyears now have shown that women are buying more guns and hunting licenses than
Southern Tier Outdoor Show returns next month
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
years now have shown that women are buying more guns and hunting licenses than in the past. A perfect example — the Pennsylvania Game Commission says the number of women buying hunting licenses in the Keystone State has surged over the past... Read more
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York Daily Record
Outdoors: Elk cam shows rare sights, soundselk bugling. Mostly, I guess, it is being it the right place, but at the wrong
Outdoors: Elk cam shows rare sights, sounds
York Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
elk bugling. Mostly, I guess, it is being it the right place, but at the wrong time. Last fall, thanks to officials at the Pennsylvania Game Commission, an "elk cam” was installed in a field in the region of Pennsylvania where the elk herd is... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notices: Sept. 4, 2016dinner to follow at 7 p.m. The featured speaker is Wayne Laroche, director of t
Outdoors notices: Sept. 4, 2016
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
dinner to follow at 7 p.m. The featured speaker is Wayne Laroche, director of the bureau of wildlife management for the Pennsylvania Game Commission. He will discuss the agency's plans for controlling chronic wasting disease. Tickets are $20 per... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Pennsylvania 'Elk Cam' now LIVE!The Pennsylvania "Elk Cam" is now "live" online. According to the Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania 'Elk Cam' now LIVE!
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 24 days ago
The Pennsylvania "Elk Cam" is now "live" online. According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission, more than 1,000 elk roam the state’s wilds. The live-stream shows viewers a forested area in Elk County, PA where elk are known to live. The PGC says... Read more
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Times News
Game commission comment sessionsThe Pennsylvania Game Commission is hosting a series of comment sessions — one
Game commission comment sessions
Times News / Posted 25 days ago
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is hosting a series of comment sessions — one in each of the Game Commission’s six geographical regions — to collect input from hunters and trappers about access to state game lands. All sessions will be held in... Read more
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Times News
Attention residents: Don’t feed the bearbeen coming into the Carbon County Environmental Education Center all summer.
Attention residents: Don’t feed the bear
Times News / Posted 26 days ago
been coming into the Carbon County Environmental Education Center all summer. According to a release by the CCEEC, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is familiar with the bear and their opinion is that if it is mobile and hasn’t posed a threat,... Read more
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York Daily Record
Kids and guns: Teaching safety to young shooterssaid. "You can't just be a buddy that wants to shoot with your kid." Andy Hues
Kids and guns: Teaching safety to young shooters
York Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
said. "You can't just be a buddy that wants to shoot with your kid." Andy Hueser, hunter education specialist with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, says that distinction is critical. The commission offers hunter-trapper education, required for... Read more
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York Daily Record
Bald eagle crippled by illegal trap walks a mile to safetynow missing two front toes, is still too weak to fly, according to rehabilitato
Bald eagle crippled by illegal trap walks a mile to safety
York Daily Record / Posted a month ago
now missing two front toes, is still too weak to fly, according to rehabilitator Wendy Looker of Rehabitat Inc., Hanover. Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer Amanda Powell is investigating the injury to the protected... Read more
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