Pennsylvania Game Commission

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge hunters training
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Molly Daly
October 07, 2019 - 12:11 pm
The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum will be closed to the public for eight days this month, for what state and federal officials are calling a "mentored archery deer hunt." But the temporary closure has sparked a heated debate on the refuge's Facebook page, as some park-goers...
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Deer
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August 06, 2019 - 4:20 pm
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — Gary Livingston has one thing to say to the Pennsylvania Game Commission about its proposal to ban big game feeding: Try and stop me. "They're going to have to take me to jail because I've been doing it for so long. Plus, it's on my property,'' said Livingtson, 69, of West...
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bear
Courtesy of Joe Smoot
Andrew Kramer
June 13, 2019 - 2:51 pm
UPDATED: 8 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A bear cub that has been seen several times in the Philadelphia area — most recently in the East Falls section of the city, as of Wednesday — has been caught after being spotted in Roxborough. Officials finally were able to tranquilize the bear and...
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Gazing Black Bear - stock photo
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June 12, 2019 - 11:35 am
UPDATED: 4:28 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There has been another bear sighting in the Philadelphia area, this time Wednesday morning in the East Falls neighborhood of the city. Yep that's a BEAR near @SEPTA RR tracks in #EastFalls . Now bear with me... I think of a pun soon enough. -- @...
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Black Bear
Tim Jimenez
June 11, 2019 - 7:06 am
UPDATED: 9:30 a.m. ___ ORELAND, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Some people in Bucks and Montgomery counties reported seeing a bear wandering around their neighborhood on Monday. One of the last bear sightings reported came from Integrity Avenue in Oreland, a few minutes away from the Oreland Train Station...
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Pennsylvania Game Commission falcons
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Pat Loeb
May 19, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mom and Dad falcon were none too pleased to see Arthur McMorris show up for his yearly invasion of their privacy. The Pennsylvania Game Commission falcon expert made his annual trip to Philadelphia City Hall last week to check on the family of falcons that have been...
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Hunting.
Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
January 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission has given preliminary approval to a plan to move the start of deer rifle-hunting season to the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Whoa, wait a minute. The start of deer firearms-hunting season has been the Monday after Thanksgiving for...
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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
July 11, 2018 - 6:21 pm
BERKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — While Pennsylvania State Police were searching for two men accused of plotting marijuana plants on Pennsylvania State Game Lands, one of the suspects was run over by a bulldozer and died. A Pennsylvania Game Commission worker was using a bulldozer Monday morning...
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