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Pennsylvania is tracking wild turkeys by GPS to find out why populations are declining

Possible factors in the decline include loss of habitat, weather patterns, predators and disease.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Unknown sickness affecting Northeastern songbirds

Wildlife specialists urge residents follow Pa. Game Commission guidelines
By Merideth Bucher

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All Sunday hunting restrictions would be canceled by new bill

The bill would allow decisions on Sunday hunting to be made by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, which already make other wildlife management decisions for the state.

By Marcus Schneck/PennLive

2-week deer season approved, rifles banned from turkey hunts in Pennsylvania

Game commissioners made what they called a “difficult” vote to ban use of rifles for fall turkey hunting, citing a declining turkey population.

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania’s deer season opens today

Deer hunting season gets an unusual weekend start this year.

By Ed Arke

2 charged in videotaped kicking of wounded whitetail deer

The Pennsylvania Game Commission filed charges against two people accused of kicking a wounded deer in the head and neck and pulling off its antler during a videotaped attack.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press