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04/22/2014
NEW CWD CASES PROMPT RESPONSE Game Commission expands Disease Management Area 2, considers action in Jefferson County.
Chronic wasting disease was not detected in any of the samples collected from deer harvested by hunters during the 2013-14 Pennsylvania hunting seasons, the Pennsylvania Game Commission announced today.
04/18/2014
CONTROLLED BURN ON STATE GAME LANDS 176 PLANNED FOR MONDAY Weather conditions appear favorable.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission says it’s likely a controlled burn on the Scotia Barrens, part of State Game Lands 176 in Centre County, will be conducted on Monday, April 21.
04/08/2014
BOARD APPROVES PROGRAMS, CHANGES REGULATIONS AT EVENTFUL MEETING More to meeting than approval of hunting seasons and bag limits.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners on Tuesday met at its second quarterly meeting for 2014.
04/08/2014
2014-15 HUNTING/TRAPPING SEASONS RECEIVE FINAL APPROVAL Allocation set for antlerless deer licenses, elk licenses.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today set hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for the 2014-15 license year, which begins July 1.
04/07/2014
GAME COMMISSION PREPARES FOR 2014 CONTROLLED BURNS ON SGL 176 Burns to preserve unique barrens habitat.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission plans to resume controlled burns on the Scotia Barrens on State Game Lands 176 in Patton, Ferguson and Halfmoon townships, Centre County, to improve habitat conditions within this unique ecosystem.
04/03/2014
COMMISSIONERS TO FINALIZE 2014-15 HUNTING, TRAPPING SEASONS Board to meet in Harrisburg April 7 and 8.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to meet April 7 and 8 at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters.
04/02/2014
VIDEO DOCUMENTS DARING INSTALLATION OF BALD EAGLE CAMERA Images live streamed from Pittsburgh nest are captured 75 feet above ground.
The camera that enabled thousands of online viewers to witness the hatching of two bald-eagle chicks at a Pittsburgh nest in recent days didn’t get there on its own.
03/31/2014
LIVE STREAM CAPTURES FOOTAGE OF EAGLETS HATCHING One more egg being incubated in Pittsburgh nest.
Pennsylvania’s most famed bald-eagle nest has two new stars.
03/24/2014
REMAINING PHEASANTS RELEASED Seventy-one ringnecks become “nest egg” for Franklin County Wild Pheasant Recovery Area.
Nine more wild pheasants captured recently on a Native American reservation in Montana have been released in Franklin County in hopes a self-sustaining wild pheasant population will take hold there.
03/14/2014
RECORD TURNOUT FOR STUDENT ARCHERY TOURNAMENT
The state National Archery in the Schools Program tournament held Friday in State College saw the biggest field of competitors in the tournament’s history – about 1,100 students from 41 schools throughout Pennsylvania.
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