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2010-05-20 08:54:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today urged motorists to stay alert and slow down when driving after dusk and before dawn to reduce their risk of colliding with a white-tailed deer. "Each spring, deer congregate on the grassy areas along the state's busy highways, and cover greater distances in search of food," Roe said. "This activity makes vehicle collisions with deer all but inevitable. "For the sake of...

2010-04-20 15:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2010-11, including broad changes to deer, bear, turkey and small game seasons. Following are several articles on meeting highlights. BOARD ADDS OTHER WMUS TO SPLIT RIFLE DEER SEASONS The Board of Game Commissioners gave final approval to a slate of deer seasons for the 2010-11 seasons that includes holding a...

2010-02-16 15:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today issued the following statement on the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee's audit titled "Examination of Current and Future Costs and Revenues from Forest Products, Oil, Gas and Mineral Extraction on Pennsylvania Game Commission Lands." "I have to say that I was disappointed in the report, and we have major concerns with the report," Roe said. "At the beginning of the...

2010-02-16 12:47:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today presented the agency's annual report to the General Assembly, and delivered testimony before the House Game and Fisheries Committee. To view a copy of the agency's annual report, please visit the Game Commission's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us), click on "Resources" in the menu bar under the banner on the homepage, then select "Reports/Minutes" in the drop-down menu, click...

2010-01-29 10:08:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is hitting the road to bring six deer management open houses to communities throughout the Commonwealth beginning on Feb. 20 and ending on April 10. Open houses are used by the agency as an interactive public outreach tool that employs multimedia presentations, exhibits and wildlife managers to bring both the nuts-and-bolts and finer details of deer management to hunters,...

2009-12-31 07:49:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the agency has posted its new Strategic Plan on its website. To view the document, go to the agency's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) and click on "Resources," then select "Reports and Minutes," then choose "2009-2014 Strategic Plan." "This strategic plan will be used to guide the agency and its operations for the next five years," Roe said. "We developed...

2009-12-09 13:44:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe reminds hunters and trappers they still have a mixed bag of seasons from which to choose after the statewide firearms deer season concludes on Saturday, Dec. 12. They include seasons for deer, snowshoe hare, ruffed grouse, squirrel, cottontail, pheasant, coyote, beaver and other furbearers, crows, doves and waterfowl. The statewide late archery and flintlock muzzleloader deer...

2009-11-16 10:24:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the agency is again participating in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves' "Toys for Tots" program by opening the doors of the Game Commission's Harrisburg headquarters to serve as a drop-off collection site. The Game Commission's office is at 2001 Elmerton Avenue in Susquehanna Township, just off of Progress Avenue. (For those using mapping devices, the mailing...

2009-11-13 12:49:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that 44 of the 60 licensed elk hunters were successful during the 2009 elk season. Of that total, 20 were antlered elk and 24 were antlerless elk. "Elk are one of North America's premier big game animals," Roe said. "Pennsylvania is privileged to offer this unique hunting opportunity, a product of successful wildlife management that helps to finance wildlife...

2009-10-29 13:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each hunting season offers new opportunities. However, in some cases, there are changes that may raise questions in hunters' minds. In an effort to answer some of this year's questions, Carl G. Roe, Pennsylvania Game Commission executive director, offered the following advice. "With the new license sale system and new look and feel of the licenses, there have been a lot of questions about whether these licenses still need to be...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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