Workers removing trees on Skyline July 7, 2011 Pennsylvania


Workers removing trees on Skyline July 7, 2011 Pennsylvania Altoona Mirror
...The leading cause of wildlife decline around the time of the commission's founding in 1895 was habitat loss caused by unregulated timbering and mining, Feaser said...The commission is actively managing Game Lands 267 along Skyline Drive for several bird species, including golden-winged warbler, the blue-winged warbler, the brown thrasher, the common nighthawk and the yellow-breasted chat. The "early succession" forest growth habitat also favors more common species that include ruffed grouse, cottontail rabbit, snowshoe hares and white-tailed deer, Hetrick said...

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