Click here HuntingPA.com
Outdoor Community



Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >
Topic Options
#1434878 - Wed Nov 11 2009 04:12 PM NO Deer carcass disposal. Uwchlan township.
B0whunt3r Offline
member

Registered: Sat Apr 28 2007
Posts: 162
Loc: downingtown, pa
Hello,

I am wondering if someone can direct me to the law that states trash services are required to take carcasses. For some reason this year my township has refused on two occasions to take them. I called my township and they said they were not obligated to take them. I was hoping the game commision would be able to help so I called them but no such luck.

Dan

Top
#1434889 - Wed Nov 11 2009 04:19 PM Re: NO Deer carcass disposal. Uwchlan township. [Re: B0whunt3r]
turkey4life Offline
The man

Registered: Thu Feb 05 2009
Posts: 8449
Loc: somewere hunting or fishing
I didnt know that they were required to do that. I thought it was the game commissons job to take care of dead widlife.

Top
#1434901 - Wed Nov 11 2009 04:27 PM Re: NO Deer carcass disposal. Uwchlan township. [Re: turkey4life]
B0whunt3r Offline
member

Registered: Sat Apr 28 2007
Posts: 162
Loc: downingtown, pa
regarding the carcass of harvested deer. What do you do with yours?

Top
#1434923 - Wed Nov 11 2009 04:38 PM Re: NO Deer carcass disposal. Uwchlan township. [Re: B0whunt3r]
tfabarcher35 Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sun Nov 21 2004
Posts: 2870
Loc: The Burgh
Pg. 81 of the digest.
_________________________
LCPL Ralph Fabbri 9/29/89-9/28/10 KIA fighting for our freedom.

Fabbri Taxidermy

Top
#1434938 - Wed Nov 11 2009 04:47 PM Re: NO Deer carcass disposal. Uwchlan township. [Re: B0whunt3r]
turkey4life Offline
The man

Registered: Thu Feb 05 2009
Posts: 8449
Loc: somewere hunting or fishing
 Originally Posted By: B0whunt3r
regarding the carcass of harvested deer. What do you do with yours?


oh i thought you meant road kill. and yes carcasses are required to be desposed of properly.

Top
#1434943 - Wed Nov 11 2009 04:49 PM Re: NO Deer carcass disposal. Uwchlan township. [Re: tfabarcher35]
Buk_Huntir Offline
Honored

Registered: Thu Nov 03 2005
Posts: 5379
Loc: PA, 5C, 3D, 2E
 Quote:
DONíT DUMP CARCASS!
Throughout Pennsylvania there is a growing problem with people dumping deer carcasses and other animal remains on public and private lands. Deer and other
wild game or furbearer remains are considered municipal solid waste and should be disposed of along with other household waste through your curbside pick up,
or at an approved waste facility.
The dumping of animal remains is illegal. This does not apply to the viscera discarded from legally-harvested animals. Burning
and/or burying of animal remains may also present serious health concerns and are not advisable practices. Contact your county recycling coordinator for more
information. This statement has been developed with the cooperation of the state Department of Environmental Protection, Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania,
Department of Conservation & Natural Resources and PA CleanWays-State.


Edited by Buk_Huntir (Wed Nov 11 2009 04:51 PM)
_________________________
I'm very important. I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany.

Top
#1434954 - Wed Nov 11 2009 04:53 PM Re: NO Deer carcass disposal. Uwchlan township. [Re: Buk_Huntir]
B0whunt3r Offline
member

Registered: Sat Apr 28 2007
Posts: 162
Loc: downingtown, pa
yes, read that. I've been doing this for three years now and apparently a new private company is picking up the trash now. I informed them of this and they still said they aren't required to take it. So I can't just let deer pile up here and I can't get the Game Commission to enforce the rules with the township I'm stuck.

Top
#1434966 - Wed Nov 11 2009 04:58 PM Re: NO Deer carcass disposal. Uwchlan township. [Re: B0whunt3r]
R.W.J Offline
Honored

Registered: Mon Jan 06 2003
Posts: 5950
Loc: SWPA
There is no law for the PGC to enforce.
_________________________
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion, without the discomfort of thought.

John F Kennedy.

Top
#1434971 - Wed Nov 11 2009 04:59 PM Re: NO Deer carcass disposal. Uwchlan township. [Re: B0whunt3r]
tfabarcher35 Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sun Nov 21 2004
Posts: 2870
Loc: The Burgh
Just saw them apart and put them in garbage bags. Thats what I do.
_________________________
LCPL Ralph Fabbri 9/29/89-9/28/10 KIA fighting for our freedom.

Fabbri Taxidermy

Top
#1434980 - Wed Nov 11 2009 05:02 PM Re: NO Deer carcass disposal. Uwchlan township. [Re: B0whunt3r]
Pa-Plinker Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Sun Apr 14 2002
Posts: 1643
Loc: S-C PA, WMU 4A
 Originally Posted By: B0whunt3r
yes, read that. I've been doing this for three years now and apparently a new private company is picking up the trash now. I informed them of this and they still said they aren't required to take it. So I can't just let deer pile up here and I can't get the Game Commission to enforce the rules with the township I'm stuck.


Why did you inform them of anything. Just put it in a heavy duty bag(s), close it up tight, and set it out for the garbage truck. My refuge service has no idea what's in the bags...
_________________________
R.I.P. WCO Dave Grove ... You will never be forgotten.

Top
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >


Moderator:  BCozhunter, corey22, DIYASUB, Samuel 
Google Ads
HuntingPA Sponsors
60X Custom Strings
ADT Security
Arrowhead
FoxPro
Growing Up With Guns
Hilltop Seeds
Hunting GPS Maps
Huntworth Gear
James Creek Outfitters
Knob Mountain Kennel
Lancaster Archery
Lowes Whitetail Scents
Martz Gap Hunting Preserve
Midwest Turkey Call Supply
Magees Optics
Mt. Hope Game Preserve
Night Eyes Predator Lights
No Limits Outdoors
On-Point Outfitters
Outdoorsman's Insight Magazine
Pheasants Forever
Premier Hunting Adventures
Randy Kuntz's Taxidermy
Realtree
Stony Gun & Archery
TrailCamPro
Two Bear Outfitters
Ultimate Camo
Who's Online
18 registered (BCozhunter, 6-DASHER, 41 MagFan, Claybird John, bobby2bears, 480handcannon), 177 Guests and 6 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Google Ads
Newest Members
Blue Bird, JDHasty, Tom Hooks, HoytBowhunter, DBurton
35097 Registered Users
Recent Posts
Flying Bear
by NanookOdaNorth
looking for tent and camping stuff
by kozman4907
04:23 AM
Toilet Paper Gobbler!!! Pictures included!
by USAFRET
04:21 AM
Tennessee Tom!!Pic!!
by USAFRET
04:19 AM
rain day bird
by USAFRET
04:18 AM
Wet One
by USAFRET
04:17 AM
Deer Season Opener, Tomorrow!
by USAFRET
04:13 AM
New Topics
Jennngs, Haggard, and Jones 2
by atr
03:37 AM
SGL 145
by browtine64
02:30 AM
Ted Cruz.....
by dc 21
01:21 AM
Season End
by bobcat1
01:15 AM
Southeastern birds doing me dirty!
by J7knight
12:42 AM
Home brew patch lube recipes
by Flint Lock
12:29 AM
Annual Sayers Carp Shootout
by BowFisher
12:08 AM
Top Posters
RonM 38629
great white hunter 37377
RB-HPA 28440
dc 21 25289
Bluetick 24660
DennyF 23526
TATERDAVID 23239
DIYASUB 22469
Bearclaw 22358
timberdoodle 21963
Forum Stats
35097 Members
100 Forums
136719 Topics
1715850 Posts

Max Online: 2060 @ Mon Dec 01 2014 11:50 PM