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PGC to remove elk from Weedville

January 3, 2013

Photo by Colin Deppen – Jay Township Supervisor Fran Gustafson, second from left, speaks with Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer, Doty McDowell, at right, following a lively public meeting Thursday dealing with a new game commission plan to trap and remove Weedville's elk population. Gustafson has long argued that PGC intervention was needed in dealing with the elk in Bennetts Valley and clashed with McDowell over the amount of time it took the PGC to present a proposed solution.

WEEDVILLE - The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) unveiled a new plan to trap and remove elk from Weedville at a raucous public meeting held Thursday night at the Bennetts Valley Senior Center.

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