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. |
||Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer Open House, Morris |
A Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer open house will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ski Sawmill Family Resort in Lycoming County, located at 383 Oregon Hill Road, Morris, PA 16938. For specific driving directions go to http://www.skisawmill.com/directions/. The open house is designed to offer interested persons information on how to become a Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer. For additional information contact the Game Commission’s Northcentral Region office at (570) 398-4744. No reservations are required.
||Public Meeting on Chronic Wasting Disease, Dubois |
A public meeting to discuss CWD and activities planned for the 2014-15 hunting season will be held Thursday August 28, 2014, at the DuBois Area High School Auditorium, starting at 6 PM. The address is 425 Orient Ave., DuBois, PA 15801. More information: 814-432-3187 or 570-398-4744.
||Historical Marker Dedication, Brockway |
The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission with the Pennsylvania Game Commission announce the dedication of an official State Historical Marker commemorating the original site of the Ross Leffler School of Conservation on Thursday, Aug. 28 at noon. The marker will be placed at the original site of the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Ross Leffler School of Conservation, in Brockway, Jefferson County, Pa., at the intersection of Game School Road (SR 1011) and Empire Ridge Road. Ross Leffler School of Conservation The Ross Leffler School of Conservation was the first academy in the nation devoted entirely to the training of Game Protectors, later known as Wildlife Conservation Officers. Directions from intersection of Interstate 80 and Route 28 – Travel 12.8 miles north on Route 28. Make left turn onto Game School Road (SR 1011). Travel 3.5 miles to Empire Ridge Road on your right. The road marker will be at this location.
||The Peregrine Falcon: A Saga of Recovery, Klienfeltersville |
This 7:30 p.m. program at the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area Visitor Center will detail the recovery of the peregrine falcon in Pennsylvania. The peregrine was near extinction and was on the Federal Endangered Species List. Persistent, highly toxic pesticides, which affected peregrine reproduction, nearly eliminated this bird in the eastern United States. Attend this program to learn more about this falcon's recovery with emphasis on the peregrine falcons that nest in downtown Reading. For further information or directions, please call the Middle Creek Visitor Center at: 717-733-1512.
||Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer Open House, Kersey |
A Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer open house will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fox Township Sportsman’s Club in Elk County located at 203 Ridge Road, Kersey, PA 15846. The open house is designed to offer interested persons information on how to become a Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer. For additional information contact the Game Commission’s Northcentral Region office at (570) 398-4744. No reservations are required.
|Sept 20 & 21
||28th Annual Middle Creek Wildfowl Show, Klienfeltersville |
This 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.program at the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area Visitor Center will feature hand-carved waterfowl decoys, other wildfowl art and much more. Decoy carvers will enter their creations into gunning decoy, decorative decoy and shorebird decoy competitions. Also featured will be retriever demonstrations. General proceeds from the show will benefit the Wildlands Preservation Fund for the preservation of open space. Retriever demonstrations on Saturday at 10 a.m. and noon and on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Duck and goose calling contests on Sunday at 1 p.m. For further information or directions, please call the Middle Creek Visitor Center at: 717-733-1512.
||National Hunting & Fishing Day, Klienfeltersville |
Hunters and anglers have always been at the forefront of the conservation movement. National Hunting and Fishing Day is designed to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of sportsmen towards conservation. It also is designed to introduce others to the joys of outdoor pursuits. Many sportsmen's organizations will be represented along with other conservation groups. There will be ongoing exhibits, programs and activities throughout the day. If you appreciate and enjoy the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, come out and thank the sportsmen; for without them, places like Middle Creek would not exist. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For further information or directions, please call the Middle Creek Visitor Center at: 717-733-1512.