Pine Martens Are Coming
May 25, 2023
On April 23, 2023, I visited the Pennsylvania Game Commission Southcentral Pennsylvania Office Building, expecting a formal presentation about the reintroduction of pine martens to Pennsylvania. There was no formal presentation. Instead, there were various display boards presenting information dealing with martens, and there was a table where mounted martens were shown in comparison to a larger fisher and a marginally smaller fox squirrel. PGC staff members were available to answer questions.
The commission’s viewpoint promoting the reintroduction of these predators includes that their pr...