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Research relies on coyote hunts

Research relies on coyote hunts

Researchers wearing latex gloves and wielding forceps and razor-sharp scalpels efficiently collect samples. Some fill sterilized test tubes with blood, while others remove samples of livers and tongues for their DNA or for later toxic metal analysis. Specimens are labeled, and the data for each is carefully recorded.

March 2015
Agency:  Deer kill is down by 14%

Agency: Deer kill is down by 14%

Hunters killed fewer deer in Pennsylvania this past season than the one before it, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

March 2015
Pot calls: Best bet for beginning wild turkey hunters

Pot calls: Best bet for beginning wild turkey hunters

Mouth calling is great, but most experienced gobbler chasers and expert callers always carry an assortment of slate, glass, or graphite pot calls.

March 2015
Controversy persists over Mount Lebanon deer cull

Controversy persists over Mount Lebanon deer cull

It may be the only time hunters and PETA see eye to eye, but both have sharply criticized a suburban Pittsburgh community’s deer-culling initiative.

March 2015
Increasing your odds of finding shed antlers

Increasing your odds of finding shed antlers

More and more people look for shed deer antlers every year.

March 2015
Planned puppyhood

Planned puppyhood

Timing is important when picking a pup

March 2015
Pheasants Forever, USDA sign MOU through 2020 to renew partner commitment to conservation

Pheasants Forever, USDA sign MOU through 2020 to renew partner commitment to conservation

Recapping Pheasants Forever’s 2015 National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic in Des Moines; 2016 event headed for Kansas City

March 2015
Treestands will have to be labeled afterall

Treestands will have to be labeled afterall

In putting together a field note recently, wildlife conservation officer Christopher Deal touched on something that’s becoming increasingly common.

February 2015
Bill to change doe tag sales

Bill to change doe tag sales

The way hunters buy doe licenses may yet change, if one state lawmaker has his way.

February 2015
Roads signs get wide attention

Roads signs get wide attention

Lest anyone mistake what matters to Conoy Township officials, they now can be assured that gun ownership is a source of community pride.

February 2015
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