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2010-02-02 08:09:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you are interested in helping wildlife in your own backyard, the Pennsylvania Game Commission now is selling bluebird nesting boxes at its Harrisburg headquarters at 2001 Elmerton Avenue.

2009-07-21 09:28:06

The once endangered Eastern bluebird is making a comeback of sorts in parts of Florida with nearly 100 birds nesting east of Tampa, bird watchers said. A solar-powered video camera in a nesting box gives visitors a close look at a bluebird family at Flatwoods Park, a Hillsborough County-owned wilderness preserve cared for by the Tampa Audubon Society, The Tampa (Fla.) Tribune reported Tuesday. From a television monitor at the ranger's station, visitors can watch the adults build a nest and...

2009-06-25 13:09:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to garner appreciation for wildlife, and especially the state's bluebird population, the Pennsylvania Game Commission has debuted on its website a live video camera feed from a bluebird nestbox on the grounds of its Harrisburg Headquarters.

2009-03-17 08:04:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While news about the housing market can be found in just about every newspaper, or seen or heard on the radio and television news, you don't hear much about the concerns in the wildlife housing market.

2008-09-16 03:00:15

By Afield, Currents The Pennsylvania Game Commission, which loves to exhibit its state game lands and the wildlife habitat work being accomplished on those lands, is offering free tours of some of its game lands. One of the tours was Saturday near Mount Gretna.

2004-11-30 21:00:11

Employees at Public Service Company of Oklahoma's Northeastern Power Station in Oologah received recognition from the Wildlife Habitat Council for contributions to wildlife habitat conservation, environmental stewardship and increasing native biodiversity and achieving habitat certification at the power plant.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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