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PA Game Commission Looking at Bringing Back the American Marten

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Forest Service Northern Region

The American marten — a small, mink-like creature once common in Pennsylvania’s forests — is no longer found in the state thanks to overhunting and deforestation more than a hundred years ago. As WPSU’s Anne Danahy reports, the state Game Commission is holding open houses around the state as it considers bringing the marten back.

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(Original air-date: 4/10/23)

Anne Danahy is a reporter at WPSU. She was a reporter for nearly 12 years at the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pennsylvania, where she earned a number of awards for her coverage of issues including the impact of natural gas development on communities.