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Marten could return to state. Biologist explained how.
Oct 27, 2023 09:40 ET

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The American Marten, also known as the Pine Marten, is a mammal that is mostly found throughout the northern United States and Canada. The forest-dwelling omnivore was once a native species of Pennsylvania but has not been seen in the state for well over 100 years.

Now in 2023, the Pennsylvania Game Commission has unveiled a plan to bring the American Marten back and is collecting feedback from several agencies and residents on the animal’s proposed return. The 10-year reintroduction and management plan is available for public review and comment until Nov. 15.

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