Board of Game Commissioners to meet on April 9 and 10, 2015.

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its second quarterly meeting of 2015 on April 9 and 10, in the agency's Harrisburg headquarters, 2001 Elmerton Avenue, just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County. A link to a live stream of the meeting will be available on the agency home page following public comments. An agenda will be available here approximately two weeks prior.

Tentative Schedule:

On Thursday, April 9, beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Board will hear public comments followed by Game Commission staff reports. Doors open at 7:45 a.m. Registration for those interested in offering public testimony – limited to five minutes – also will begin at that time. PowerPoint presentations will not be permitted during public comment.

On Friday, April 10, beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Board will take up its prepared agenda to give final approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2015-16, among other things. Doors open at 7:45 a.m.

Additional quarterly meetings are scheduled for
    June 29 and 30, 2015
    September 28 and 29, 2015

Other Special Events

76ers Tickets at Guaranteed Prices and a Free T-Shirt!

The 76ers and the Pennsylvania Game Commission have teamed up in this exclusive offer. Purchase 76ers tickets to the games listed below using the PAGAME promotional code at to receive guaranteed pricing and obtain a voucher for a limited-edition Sixers camo T-shirt. Seats are available in the Lower Level Corners for $45 or Mezzanine Center for $21. Questions? Contact Josh Arney at 215-558-2789 or

Game Dates 
March 6 vs. Utah
March 7 vs. Atlanta
March 13 vs. Sacramento
April 8 vs. Washington

March 8 Animal CSI, The State Museum, Harrisburg
Mark your calendars for "Charter Day," Sunday. Dan Lynch of the Pennsylvania Game Commission will present Animal CSI in The State Museum's Nature Lab. Learn how conservation officers identify crimes against wildlife, track offenders and protect the commonwealth's great animal population. 1:30 pm & 3 pm; limited seating. Free admission day.
March 16 Passenger Pigeon Program, Dallas
Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer William Williams will present an educational program on the life history and extinction of the passenger pigeon at the Trinity Presbyterian Church, 105 Irem Rd., Dallas, at 7 p.m. This free public program is part of the Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society’s monthly educational series and meeting. For driving directions and additional information, visit the Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society website or contact William Williams at the Game Commission’s Northeast Region office at (570) 675-1143.
March 20-21 The Pennsylvania Private Forest Landowners Conference, Altoona
Do you tour your woods and think, “Should I let the dead one stand or cut it?”, “Is that a green or white ash?”, “Those white oaks never seem to have enough acorns.” Come to expand your knowledge and your vision for your woods. Enjoy 99 concurrent sessions on topics such as: forest ecology, regenerating trees naturally, tree planting, your back woods garden, backyard habitat triage, young forest habitat, prescribed fire, wildflowers and rare plants, stream health, resources for landowners, monarch decline, conservation methods for at-risk ecosystems, managing your forest for biodiversity, managing for resilience in the face of change, processing your own lumber, managing your pond or lake, technology and useful apps, firewood cutting and small woodlot management, summer and winter tree identification, forest pests and their friendly counterparts, forestry for the birds, trail cameras, legacy planning, financing your woodland purchase, and literally dozens of other topics; seven different possible field tour experiences; keynote addresses from Dr. Jim Finley, Director, The Center for Private Forests, Ibberson Professor of Forest Management, and state Extension Forester, Penn State Department of Ecosystem Science and Management; Dr. Richard Alley, Penn State professor, environmental scientist, PBS host, book author, polar ice expert, bicycle enthusiast, geologist, Nobel Prize winner, Johnny Cash impersonator, and former oil company employee; and Chuck Fergus, naturalist and author of “The Trees of Pennsylvania and the Northeast” and “The Comings, Goings, and Outdoor Doings of a Naturalist”. Don’t miss it! Learn more – online registration closes March 9.

Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Ave, Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17110-9797