Pennsylvania and White Tail Deer

Title Issue
Time to consider hunting with air rifles in Pennsylvania?

Time to consider hunting with air rifles in Pennsylvania?

Allowing their use might ease shortage of .22 ammunition

June 2014
Sunday hunting lawsuit tossed

Sunday hunting lawsuit tossed

Federal judge: No proof of ‘harm’

June 2014
Rite of late spring: whitetail fawn-drop 2014

Rite of late spring: whitetail fawn-drop 2014

Like clockwork: Freshly dropped white-tailed deer fawns are everywhere in mid-June, which is exactly how Mother Nature intended it to be.

June 2014
Pennsylvania Game Commission debates CWD response

Pennsylvania Game Commission debates CWD response

Disease area deer harvest will be dictated by agency’s staff

June 2014
PGC habitat chief: Deer policy wrong

PGC habitat chief: Deer policy wrong

It is not unusual for hunters, legislators or even an appointed game commissioner to criticize the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s deer management program

May 2014
CWD is again found in a captive PA deer

CWD is again found in a captive PA deer

Game commissioners, at their early April meeting here, expressed fear about chronic wasting disease getting into the state’s elk herd

April 2014
Agency sets new doe tag for CWD area

Agency sets new doe tag for CWD area

This is a laser that cuts a pretty wide swath.

April 2014
Study says diseased deer are in lowlands

Study says diseased deer are in lowlands

A study of the spread of chronic wasting disease among white-tailed deer in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania found that infected deer tend to cluster in low-lying open and developed areas.

April 2014
­Deer-related bills debated at hearing

­Deer-related bills debated at hearing

The floors in meeting room G50 in the Irvis Office Building at the capital are not slanted like some kind of amusement park funhouse.

April 2014
Why didn’t the doe cross the pipeline?

Why didn’t the doe cross the pipeline?

Game commissioners handled a wide range of important business at their recent meeting here, and yet the most memorable episode did not require their action.

February 2014