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Police: Deer hunter dies in fall from tree stand

State police say a deer hunter was killed in a fall from a tree stand in Berks County.

By The Associated Press

Pa. Game Commission warns of lead’s danger to animals, but hunters say non-lead ammo is too expensive

When lead bullets are used for hunting, there can be unintended consequences.
By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY

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Food safety experts urge caution for hunters in areas with fatal deer disease

Food safety experts say hunters need to take precautions when handling their harvest.

By Rachel McDevitt

Sunday hunting days poised to become law in Pennsylvania

Gov. Tom Wolf will sign legislation allowing hunting on three Sundays a year in Pennsylvania.

By The Associated Press

Bill to allow 3 Sunday hunting days altered in state House

Legislation to allow Sunday hunting with a landowner’s written permission three days a year in Pennsylvania is getting some minor changes ahead of a final vote in the state House.

By The Associated Press

First ‘mentored deer hunt’ at Philly’s Heinz Refuge draws 30 newbies to the woods

For more than a decade, the number of people buying hunting licenses in Pennsylvania has been on the decline. This week, a dozen seasoned hunters are trying to buck the trend in what may seem like an unusual recruitment area.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

What can be saved? Living with lions

Across Africa, the number of lions has dropped by more than 40 percent in two decades, putting lions on the list of species scientists consider “vulnerable” to extinction.

By The Associated Press

Updated: September 10, 2019 | 6:26 pm

Senate-passed Sunday hunting bill hits opposition in Pennsylvania House

Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Keith Gillespie said supporters will need to engage in some “damage control” if they hope to see the bill enacted.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press