GAME COMMISSION TO RELEASE NEARLY 220,000 PHEASANTS

PA Game Commission News Release 2001 Elmerton Avenue · Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-9797 www.pgc.state.pa.us   Release #92-14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 22, 2014 For Information Contact: Travis Lau 717-705-6541 trlau@pa.gov   GAME COMMISSION TO RELEASE NEARLY 220,000 PHEASANTS Opportunity awaits Pennsylvania hunters with Saturday opener of small-game season.   With small-game hunting seasons set to kick off this weekend, Pennsylvania’s state game lands…

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GAME COMMISSION THANKS SENATE FOR SUPPORT ON SAFETY MEASURE

PA Game Commission News Release 2001 Elmerton Avenue · Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-9797 www.pgc.state.pa.us   Release #90-14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 20, 2014 For Information Contact: Travis Lau 717-705-6541 trlau@pa.gov   GAME COMMISSION THANKS SENATE FOR SUPPORT ON SAFETY MEASURE Amended legislation to allow Wildlife Conservation Officers to use body cameras sent back to House.   Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive…

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***Rabies Alert*** Venango County Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies

October 23, 2014   ***Rabies Alert*** Venango County Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies   Location – Stewart Run Road, Tionesta, President Township, Venango County   Summary –A husband and wife broke up a fight between their dog and a skunk.  The skunk ran away.  Later in the evening the skunk came back and began circling the house. …

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January – September 2014 Pennsylvania rabies map.

Attached you will find the January – September 2014 Pennsylvania rabies map.  Additional rabies information can be found at www.agriculture.state.pa.us.

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Sarah E. Yurisic | Domestic Animal Health Inspector

PA Department of Agriculture | Bureau of Animal Health & Diagnostic Services

13410 Dunham Road | Meadville, PA 16335

Phone: 814.332.6890 | Fax: 814.333.1431

www.agriculture.state.pa.us

Tenth Pennsylvania Captive Deer Tests Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease

News for Immediate Release   Oct. 21, 2014   Tenth Pennsylvania Captive Deer Tests Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease   Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today announced a tenth captive deer has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Pennsylvania since the disease was discovered on a captive deer farm in 2012.   The…

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***Rabies Alert*** Crawford County Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies

October 21, 2014   ***Rabies Alert*** Crawford County Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies   Location – Market Street, Meadville, City of Meadville, Crawford County   Summary –A man was in the yard of his apartment building raking leaves when a raccoon came into the yard.  The raccoon was unafraid of humans and was making chirping and purring…

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GAME COMMISSION OFFERS ADVICE TO HUNTERS HEADED OUT OF STATE

GAME COMMISSION OFFERS ADVICE TO HUNTERS HEADED OUT OF STATE HARRISBURG – With thousands of Pennsylvania hunters heading off to hunt big game in other states and Canadian provinces, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe reminds hunters that, in an effort to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) into the Commonwealth,…

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What Every Taxidermist Should Know About Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

What Every Taxidermist Should Know About Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)  What is Chronic Wasting Disease? CWD is a member of the TSE (Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy) family of diseases that includes BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy or Mad Cow Disease in cattle), CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans), and Scrapie in sheep and goats. It was first recognized…

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