Board of Game Commissioners to meet on September 22 and 23, 2014.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its fourth quarterly meeting of 2014 on September 22 and 23 at the Lamplighter Restaurant, 6566 William Penn Hwy, Delmont, PA 15626, Westmoreland County. A copy of the agenda will be available here approximately two weeks before the meeting. Agendas also will be available at the meeting. This meeting will not be live streamed. A broadcast of the meeting will be available at a later date.
On Monday, September 22, beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Board will hear public comment and agency staff reports. Doors open at 7:45 a.m. Individuals interested in offering public testimony – limited to five minutes – can begin to register at 7:45 a.m. on a first-come, first-to-speak basis. PowerPoint presentations will not be permitted during public comment.
On Tuesday, September 23, beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Game Commission will take up its prepared agenda. Doors open at 7:45 a.m.
Quarterly meetings are also scheduled for:
• January 25-27, 2015
Other Special Events
|Pittsburgh Pirates discounts thru September 1, 2014!|
|| The Pittsburgh Pirates have teamed up with the Game Commission again to offer an exclusive discount to Pirates fans with a Pennsylvania hunting or furtaker license. Discounts are valid for lower outfield box seats for every "Black" ($2 discount) or "White" ($4 discount) game throughout the regular season. Each ticket purchase includes a voucher for a limited edition camo Pirates cap on the day of the game. Game categories can be viewed and tickets can be purchased at www.pirates.com/pagame. Questions can be directed to Elliot at 412-325-4930 or firstname.lastname@example.org. |
||Black Bear Educational Program, 7 p.m., Game Commission Northeast Region Office, Dallas |
This free program will cover black bear biology and behavior, ecology, management, and hunting opportunities. A black bear film will be shown. No reservations are required. 3917 Memorial Hwy., (570) 675-1143.
||Middle Creek Wildlife Art Show, Kleinfeltersville |
Come experience the works of many of Pennsylvania's finest wildlife artists at the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area Visitors Center. Hundreds of original pieces of wildlife art will be for sale under one roof. Friday 1-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 717-733-1512. Directions.
||Outdoor Recreation for Schools Educator Workshop, State College |
The Game Commission, together with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Fish & Boat Commission, is offering a series of workshops for educators to teach outdoor skills in their classrooms. Hiking, GPS use, hunting, fishing, Hunter-Trapper Education, fly-fishing, and archery are the workshops offered in this two-day series.
||Creatures of the Garden at the Governor's Residence, 1-4 p.m., Harrisburg |
A free, family-friendly event. Reservations are not required. Security measures will be in place. Game Commission staff members will be on hand with displays and to answer questions. For more information, call the Office of the First Lady at 717-787-1965.
||Board of Commissioners' Working Group Meeting, Harrisburg |
A public, working group meeting at the Game Commission's headquarters, 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81.
The meeting is slated to begin at 8 a.m. and also will be streamed live on the agency's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us). Working group meetings allow for an exchange between the Board of Game Commissioners and Game Commission staff ahead of the regular quarterly meetings. While the meetings are open to the public, public comments are not accepted. Those attending, however, are permitted to submit questions in writing to the board.
||WCO David L. Grove Memorial Run, Adams County |
There is still time to register for the 2014 WCO David L. Grove Memorial Run 5k in Adams County August 16. Details: http://bit.ly/1ksa3pB. Wildlife Conservation Officer David L. Grove was shot and killed in the line of duty on November 11, 2010. All proceeds from the race will benefit the WCO David L. Grove Scholarship Fund.
|August 16, 17
||Elk Expo, Elk Country Visitor Center, Benezette |
The annual drawing for elk licenses will take place at the Elk Expo, along with seminars, exhibits, vendors and entertainment. The event is fun for the whole family, who might also enjoy touring elk country with the help of the Game Commission's Pennsylvania Elk Tour app available for iOS and Android.