The unexplained recent deaths of songbirds in Pennsylvania and elsewhere has raised public concerns. Lower Frederick's Parks and Recreation Board is publicizing suggestions to deal with the problem.
Conservation groups report that declines in hunting and fishing in Pennsylvania are, ironically, endangering the state's efforts to conserve wildlife and natural habitats.
Monday was a big day for Pennsylvania hunters. It was the first day of license sales for hunting and fur-taking, state Rep. Joe Ciresi reminded constituents. Seniors may benefit most in buying licenses.
The state's Game Commission, and its Fish and Boat Commission, last week again asked legislators for permission to set their own license fees. They haven't risen since 2005, and their expenses this year are likely to exceed revenues.
It's that time of year, again. Deer breeding season has begun, and will last through December. Keep an eye out for the animals to avoid hitting them with your vehicle.