Deer http://wesa.fm en How Researchers, Not Just Hunters, Are Tracking Deer This Season http://wesa.fm/post/how-researchers-not-just-hunters-are-tracking-deer-season <p>Not only will hunters be tracking deer in Pennsylvania starting today, so too will researchers.</p><p>As part of the Deer Forest Study, conducted by the Game Commission with the help of Penn State researchers, 30 deer are wearing GPS radio collars that are controlled using text messages and instantly record the location of the deer.</p><p>Researchers can then learn more deer movements and behavior especially during hunting season.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 08:30:00 +0000 Kevin Gavin 20502 at http://wesa.fm Bow Hunting To Be Allowed On Airport Land http://wesa.fm/post/bow-hunting-be-allowed-airport-land <p>Get your inner Katniss Everdeen ready.</p><p>The Allegheny County Airport Authority is opening up land for archery-only hunting in the coming months. &nbsp;The pilot program will allow bow hunting in designated zones, but it will be limited to a certain number of hunters.</p><p>“There will be an online lottery in mid-to-late September,” said state Sen. Matt Smith. “People can go to the <a href="http://www.flypittsburgh.com/archery">airport authority website</a> right now, put their name in for the lottery and there will be 157 individuals selected.”</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 19:40:48 +0000 Deanna Garcia 15906 at http://wesa.fm