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2013-07-17 16:24:51

Utah partnership to highlight economics of hunting SALT LAKE CITY, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad group of local and regional leaders representing Utah chambers of commerce, sporting organizations, small businesses and retailers announced the launch of the Hunting Works For Utah partnership today. Highlighting the major impact hunting has on Utah's economy, the organization pointed to sportsmen and -women as key drivers of instate commerce. (Logo:...

2013-06-12 12:25:37

Pennsylvania partnership to highlight economics of hunting HARRISBURG, Pa., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad group of local and regional leaders representing Pennsylvania chambers of commerce, sporting organizations, small businesses and retailers announced the launch of the Hunting Works For Pennsylvania partnership today. Stressing the major impact hunting has on Pennsylvania's economy, the organization pointed to sportsmen and sportswomen as key drivers of instate...

2013-05-08 12:27:05

No hunting-related firearms fatalities in Pennsylvania in 2012. HARRISBURG, Pa., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hunting is safe and getting safer. That's the conclusion of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's newly released report on hunting-related shooting incidents (HRSIs) in 2012. For the first time since the commission began tracking such incidents in 1915, a year came and went without a single human fatality related to gun handling in hunting and trapping. There were 33...

2012-09-06 06:21:43

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's efforts to highlight its ongoing habitat improvement initiatives, the public is invited to take part in upcoming tours of several State Game Lands between Sept. 22 and Oct. 14. All tours are free. "State Game Land tours provide the opportunity for those who enjoy nature to come out and talk with our employees - the people who are directly responsible for managing and protecting these...

2012-08-15 10:22:43

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today offered his praise to the 26 sportsmen's clubs throughout Pennsylvania that signed up to host junior pheasant hunts. The clubs will share about 1,800 pheasants the agency is providing for junior pheasant hunts, which all will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6. "Providing pheasants to clubs sponsoring junior pheasant hunts is a wise investment," Roe said. "The only two...

2012-06-12 06:21:51

Game Commission food and cover crews begin season of wildlife habitat improvements; Illegal dumping and ATV use remain problems HARRISBURG, Pa., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2012-13 licenses, Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover Corps crews are focusing their efforts - and the agency's license revenues - on a massive amount of habitat improvement projects on the more than...

2012-04-25 02:27:30

April 25 Season Opener a Celebration of Successful Species Restoration PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The restoration of wild turkeys to Ontario is one of the province's most successful wildlife recovery stories. It is a point of tremendous pride for members of the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) that their Federation, in cooperation with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and other partners, helped restore this important part of...

2011-10-19 07:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission is expecting hunters to encounter a sizeable wild turkey population when they head afield for the fall turkey season. However, hunters will need to carefully review the fall turkey season dates, which are outlined on page 35 of the 2011-12 Digest, as date structures have changed from previous years. Season lengths vary in the state's Wildlife Management Units for fall turkey hunting: WMUs 1A, 1B and...

2011-05-17 09:30:00

Game Commission food and cover crews begin season of wildlife habitat improvements; Illegal dumping and ATV use remain problems HARRISBURG, Pa., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission's teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover Corps crews are focusing their efforts - and the agency's resources - on a massive amount of habitat improvement projects on the more than 1.4 million acres of State Game Lands this spring. "Wildlife habitats are...

2011-02-18 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE-X Protective Coatings is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the 35th Annual National Wild Turkey Federation Convention & Sport Show (NWTF) being held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 18-20, 2011. LINE-X will be showcasing many uses for spray-on truck bedliners including its newest product, LINE-X PREMIUM, a zero VOC, aliphatic polyurea topcoat that provides superior ultraviolet (UV) stability...