Looking Back 1916: Trapping deer, not hunting them May 26, 2013 Pennsylvania

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Looking Back 1916: Trapping deer, not hunting them May 26, 2013 Pennsylvania, Chambersburg Public Opinion
... The Pennsylvania Game Commission was created in 1895 and given the responsibility of managing the state's deer population... Pennsylvania's deer population seemed so small in the early 20th century that the Pennsylvania Game Commission began stocking deer in 1906. The following year a new law was passed that protected does and young deer... By 1923, the state Legislature removed the protection on does ...

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