From the _Times-Leader:
_For the first time since 2001, the sale of adult resident hunting licenses has increased from the previous year (656,474 compared to 651,589 in 2007-2008).
_Sure, it's not a huge jump, but after seven consecutive years of decreases, the figure is significant.
_And it doesn't end there.
Compared to last year's figures, the sales of archery, muzzleloader, furtaker, bear and migratory bird licenses have all increased.