Pennsylvania Game Commission
Hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvania hunters will tramp into the woods this week for the first day of the state’s major deer hunting season.
Pennsylvania Game Commission officials thought the bear had been injured in an encounter with a car. But during a post-mortem examination, wildlife officers found the bear had been shot.
A black bear that had been spotted several times around Bensalem over the weekend was caught overnight — but had to be euthanized.
Authorities set up roadblocks when a young black bear appeared in a Philadelphia suburb, startling residents.
A New York hunter has been cited by the Pennsylvania Game Commission following the discovery earlier this month of the mutilated remains of a bobcat in a vacant lot at 31st and Jefferson Streets in the Brewerytown section of North Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania’s bat population has been all but wiped out by White Nose Syndrome, caused by a non-native fungus that thrives in the cold damp caves and mines in which bats hibernate.
Josh First, a sportsman and self-described conservative, says if the aim of the bill is to pave the way for natural gas extraction or other business activities, it will not work.
A sportsmen’s group has asked a federal judge to throw out the state’s long-standing ban on Sunday hunting, claiming it interferes with hunters’ religious rights and their right to bear arms.
Thirty years ago, the combined effects of persecution, pollution and pesticides had decimated the bald eagle population.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is trying to determine who fatally shot a bald eagle in Pennsylvania earlier this month.
People in several Lower Bucks County communities are on the lookout for a bear seen recently in Hulmeville and Bensalem.
Pennsylvania’s casinos beat out Atlantic City’s gambling palaces for overall gaming revenue in 2012.
Pennsylvania game commission educator Joe Kosack says, well-meaning people interpret fawns’ instinctive behavior, the wrong way and this can lead to something bad for the little creatures.
The male hawk that had gone missing from the nest at the Franklin Institute was confirmed dead on Thursday.
Monday is the first day of deer season in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Big deal, you say?