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Tom Venesky: Culling of barred owls in Northwest offers a predator lesson for Pennsylvania

The federal government’s effort to kill half a million barred owls in the Pacific Northwest holds a lesson relevant to the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s plan to reintroduce pine martens into Pennsylvania forests, the columnist contends. (Photos by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (left) and Tambako The Jaguar)

While the Pennsylvania Game Commission considers bringing a predator back onto the landscape, the federal government is set to embark on an ambitious plan to remove a predator in other states.
There are differences in the two situations, but some concerns are similar.

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