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2011-03-31 07:38:00

July 22 deadline established for those applying for pheasants HARRISBURG, Pa., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Pennsylvania's junior pheasant hunt seems like a long way off, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe noted that now is the time for hunting clubs to make plans to host an organized junior pheasant hunt or other special hunts that have been established for squirrels, rabbits, waterfowl or spring gobbler. "The future of hunting is directly...

2011-03-23 07:59:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced he has lifted protection on feral swine in Bedford County and has issued an updated executive order to allow for the incidental taking of feral swine statewide by licensed hunters. "This decision to lift protection in Bedford County is based on the need to continue to take feral swine in this area, and we have not identified opportunities for trapping in...

2011-02-22 09:26:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission recently released for public comment its draft Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program (VPA-HIP) Programmatic Environmental Assessment document. This is the first step in implementing an enhanced Hunter Access Program with the goals of improving wildlife habitat on private land and increasing the number of acres of private land open to hunting and trapping over the next three years. To...

2011-02-09 12:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Commonwealth Court ruling, handed down Feb. 8, has dismissed the Unified Sportsmen of Pennsylvania's legal challenge to the Pennsylvania Game Commission's deer management program, according to Carl G. Roe, agency executive director. This decision was the second ruling against Unified Sportsmen of Pennsylvania since 2007, when Commonwealth Court dismissed the organization's lawsuit on procedural grounds. Roe noted that, in its...

2011-02-09 07:13:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania hunters who would like the opportunity to harvest a second spring gobbler can purchase a second spring gobbler tag until the spring gobbler season begins on April 30, according to Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. In fact, thanks to the Pennsylvania Automated License System (PALS), hunters can purchase a second spring gobbler tag at any issuing agent or through the agency's website. Roe cautioned that...

2010-12-17 08:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that, on Jan. 1, Pennsylvania officially will become the 36th member state of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact, under which the worst of convicted wildlife violators will stand to lose their hunting privileges in all states enrolled in the Compact. "The coming New Year will bring a whole new penalty for those who are convicted of some of the worst...

2010-12-13 10:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the two-week statewide general deer season closed, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe is encouraging hunters to take the time to report harvested deer. "With all the activities this time of year, it is too easy to forget to report a harvested deer," Roe said. "With the online harvest reporting system, we have made completing this required task even easier. "Unfortunately, based on more than 28,000...

2010-11-24 08:58:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials, joined by veterinarians and laboratory technicians from the Pennsylvania and U.S. departments of Agriculture, will continue its efforts, starting Nov. 30, to sample thousands of hunter-killed deer in order to assess whether there are any known cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in the Commonwealth. "For nearly a decade, we have tested hunter-killed deer, and have not found, confirmed...

2010-11-15 13:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's only unofficial holiday - the Monday after Thanksgiving, which marks the opening day of the two-week general deer season - will feature nearly 750,000 individuals sporting fluorescent orange and camouflage clothing throughout Penn's Woods, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. "Pennsylvania's deer season has a dramatic and beneficial effect on the Commonwealth, as it provides...

2010-11-12 13:33:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe, on behalf of the entire agency, today offered praise for the Pennsylvania State Police's swift resolution involving the killing of Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) David L. Grove, and to Gov. Edward G. Rendell for directing that the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff in honor of WCO Grove. "Today's action by the Pennsylvania State Police and other cooperating...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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