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2011-06-29 11:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking public input on a draft northern bobwhite quail management plan, which can be reviewed on the agency's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) by clicking on the "Draft Quail Management Plan" icon under the large photo in the center of the homepage. Public comments on the agency's quail management plan will be accepted until Sept. 1, via the website or by mail to: Quail Management Plan,...

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...

2011-03-31 07:38:00

July 22 deadline established for those applying for pheasants HARRISBURG, Pa., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Pennsylvania's junior pheasant hunt seems like a long way off, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe noted that now is the time for hunting clubs to make plans to host an organized junior pheasant hunt or other special hunts that have been established for squirrels, rabbits, waterfowl or spring gobbler. "The future of hunting is directly...

2011-01-31 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executives from America's leading conservation, sportsmen's and hunting organizations testified earlier today in the Virginia Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee in support of legislation to allow Sunday hunting in the Old Dominion. Senate Bill 850 was introduced by State Senator J. Chapman Peterson and has the support of Gov. Bob McDonnell (R). "By allowing Virginia hunters to go afield on Sundays, we...

2011-01-20 12:46:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executives from America's leading conservation, sportsmen's and hunting organizations have announced the formation of a new multi-organization coalition to remove bans and restrictions on Sunday hunting. Currently 11 states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia) have such restrictions or prohibitions that date back to "blue laws" enacted...

2010-09-15 08:22:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission has slated 108,000 ring-necked pheasants for release on public lands throughout the Commonwealth for the upcoming small game hunting seasons, including 16,800 birds for the junior only season (Oct. 9-16). "Based on agency's budget cuts first implemented in the 2004-05 fiscal year and carried forward since, we reduced our pheasant propagation program by 50 percent," said Carl G. Roe, Game Commission...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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