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2012-07-25 23:03:21

Ducks Unlimited voices support for NAWCA reauthorization, duck stamp price increase and electronic access. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously reported to the Senate floor today three bills important to conservation and of priority interest to Ducks Unlimited: S. 2282, reauthorizing the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) through 2017; S. 2156, increasing the price of the federal duck stamp; and S. 2071, making online...

2011-07-18 13:44:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, Aug. 5, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and proposed preliminary federal frameworks for the 2011-12 waterfowl hunting seasons. The briefing will begin at 1 p.m., at Presque Isle State Park, Picnic Shelter # 2, near the Waterworks. In...

2011-05-18 06:45:00

OMAHA, Neb., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal duck stamps, one of the great sporting art traditions in America, are now available in unaltered poster sizes that are true to the original stamp. Since 1934, each Federal Duck Stamp has been the product of a master artist and purchased by hunters and waterfowl enthusiasts alike. Dog and Drake, an online store less than a year old, has reproduced these time-honored images at sizes for the office, den or family room. Ten percent of each sale...

2011-01-18 13:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are set to offer hunters the opportunity to participate in a snow goose conservation hunt designed to help stem the growth of continental snow goose populations. Hunters must obtain a free snow goose conservation hunt permit and report cards from the agency to participate in the season, which will be held from Feb. 21 through April 16. The daily limit is 25, with no possession limit. To do...

2010-08-18 11:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the agency has made its selections for the 2010-11 migratory game bird hunting seasons and bag limits. Annual waterfowl seasons are selected by states from a framework established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Game Commission selections were made after reviewing last year's season results, waterfowl survey data, and input gathered from waterfowl...

2010-07-07 14:38:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, Aug. 6, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and proposed preliminary federal frameworks for the 2010-11 waterfowl hunting seasons. The briefing will begin at 1 p.m., at Haldeman Island (State Game Land 290). To access the meeting location, use the Game...

2010-01-05 11:10:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are set to offer hunters the opportunity to participate in the second snow goose conservation hunt designed to help stem the growth of continental snow goose populations. Hunters must obtain a free snow goose conservation hunt permit and report cards from the agency to participate in the season, which will be held from Feb. 20 through April 3. To do so, hunters can access the "Snow Goose...

2009-07-07 11:53:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives of the waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, Aug. 7, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and proposed preliminary federal frameworks for the 2009-10 waterfowl hunting seasons. The briefing will begin at 1 p.m., in the Stull Environmental Education Center at Presque Isle State Park, Erie County....


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.