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2009-07-06 11:52:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deer hunters will find greater hunting opportunities in state forests and parklands and a wealth of Web-based information designed to boost hunter success as a result of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' participation in the Game Commission's deer management assistance program, or DMAP.

2009-07-01 09:37:00

NOTE: Photos and a graph to accompany the first article are available from the Game Commission's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) by clicking on "Release #069-09." HARRISBURG, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just 20 years after the last eaglets were brought into Pennsylvania from Canada, bald eagles have recorded remarkable nesting successes here, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission officials.

2009-06-09 08:45:00

Doe license applications to be accepted starting July 13 HARRISBURG, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning Monday, June 15, Pennsylvania hunting and furtaker licenses for the 2009-10 seasons will go on sale throughout the state, according to Carl G. Roe, agency executive director.

2009-04-21 13:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2009-10, including an antlerless deer license allocation for the 22 Wildlife Management Units and a new hunting hour table for the new license year. Following are several articles on meeting highlights. BOARD ADOPTS MODIFICATION TO EXPANDED USE OF CROSSBOWS The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners gave final...

2009-04-21 13:31:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to a regulatory change that establishes replacement costs that may be assessed on those convicted of illegally killing certain wildlife in Pennsylvania.

2009-04-13 10:45:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The agenda for the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners' meeting, which is slated for April 20-21, was posted on the agency's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) today, and can be viewed by clicking the "Next Commissioners' Meeting" box in the center of the homepage and then on the agenda link at the bottom of the page. The Board meeting will be held in the auditorium of the agency's Harrisburg headquarters to collect additional...

2009-02-03 14:42:00

Stricken bats die in and around their hibernation quarters at two abandoned mines. Game Commission seeks public's help in identifying other sites. HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.

2009-01-27 16:07:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2009-10, including a new hunting hour table for the new license year.

2009-01-27 15:25:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Game Commissioners today elected new officers during its annual reorganization for 2009. Game Commissioner Gregory J. Isabella, of Philadelphia, was elected president.


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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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