Many don’t believe CWD could spell the end for deer in Pennsylvania.
Undercurrents by Jeff Mulhollem
After nine years, new show about Pennsylvania elk will complement old one.
Senate Bill 1202 would allow the Pennsylvania Game Commission to decide which Sundays to incorporate into existing seasons.
So far, apparently, it's been ignored. But with so little progress being made in reining in the disease steadily spreading through North America deer and elk herds, perhaps it is time for a fresh look at the culprit spreading CWD.
He lived in Pennsylvania most of his life and was a favorite of this blogger.
In Pennsylvania and across the Northeast and Great Lakes region, warm, soggy conditions to prevail.
After New Jersey governor bans bear hunting on state property, Pennsylvania Game Commission expects "visitors."
Fishkill in Pennsylvania stream from lampricide shows risk of program that protects Great Lakes.
White-tailed deer fawns fare better in farmland than forests — in Pennsylvania and across North America
Researchers modeled fawn survival relative to the percentage of agricultural land cover. The estimated average survival to six months of age was about 41 percent in contiguous forest landscapes with no agriculture. For every 10 percent increase in land area in agriculture, fawn survival increased by almost 5 percent.
North-central Pennsylvania snake enthusiast claims Fish & Boat Commission ruined his reputation.
Compares CWD to the chestnut blight.
Pennsylvania hunters may get chance to hunt doves in managed fields.
It’s an effort that will be watched closely because one area is adjacent to the state’s elk range, and the results of CWD tests on culled deer will determine future action.
But removing antler-point restrictions will increase deer harvest, and that will no doubt be controversial.
By start of Pennsylvania pheasant season, permit sales about half of hoped-for level.
Rainy summer in Pennsylvania sets up forests for especially colorful fall.
Maternal stress is beneficial for prey animals, Pennsylvania research concludes.
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree – and for better or worse, it's all my fault.
Soil removes some emerging contaminants from wastewater in Pennsylvania study.
Abundant forest species seen as canary in a coal mine when it comes to climate.
Walleyes may lose out to largemouth bass if lakes continue to get warmer
Debate over seniors paying for stocked pheasants continues in Pennsylvania
Experts are telling us that much of what we thought we knew about both is wrong.
How predators deal with each other in Pennsylvania may determine fawn mortality (and a lot more)
Invasive species are a huge problem in Pennsylvania woods and waters
About This Blog
Jeff Mulhollem, now of State College, Pa., has been writing, editing and publishing for Pennsylvania sportsmen for more than three decades, and he relishes covering issues that are important to hunters, fishermen and other outdoors enthusiasts in a tough, balanced and professional way. One of very few outdoor writers who is as comfortable writing about agriculture, the environment or complex natural science as hunting and fishing, he strongly believes ethical journalism should be practiced online as well as on paper. His greatest outdoor passion is fishing.
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