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Native Marten reintroduction, presentation planned
Feb 16, 2023 20:24 ET

Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are considering a plan to reintroduce a native species of weasel to the state’s woodlands after its disappearance more than 100 years ago.

The American marten, or pine marten, and its potential habitats are being studied to determine if the proposal is feasible. Tom Keller, the commission’s furbearer biologist, recently told the board he is working with a steering committee to further develop the plan.

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