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05/22/2015
SPRINGTIME ALERT – DO NOT DISTURB YOUNG WILDLIFE Young animals’ mothers typically found nearby.
The leaves are green, the flowers are in bloom and, once again, a new generation of wildlife is making its arrival.
05/15/2015
WORKING GROUP MEETING SCHEDULED May 18 meeting to be streamed live online.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners has scheduled a public, working group meeting to be held on Monday, May 18 at the Game Commission’s headquarters in Harrisburg.
05/13/2015
AS HUNTERS FOCUS ON TURKEYS, GAME COMMISSION APPLAUDS PARTNER National Wild Turkey Federation surpasses fundraising milestone in Pennsylvania.
The wind was calm, the air was cool and, as darkness turned to daylight, the woods were silent for as far as the ear could hear.
05/05/2015
CWD UPDATE: DISEASE DETECTED IN SIX MORE FREE-RANGING DEER Disease Management Area 2 again expanded due to new cases.
From the start of 2014 through the present, six additional cases of chronic wasting disease have been documented in Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Game Commission announced today.
04/22/2015
IT’S TURKEY TIME Pennsylvania’s spring gobbler season kicks off Saturday with youth hunt.
Another spring gobbler season is just days away from kicking off.
04/10/2015
MORE THAN 170 ACRES TO BE ADDED TO STATE GAME LANDS SYSTEM Land acquisition protects Luzerne County bat hibernaculum.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved land acquisitions totaling more than 170 acres.
04/10/2015
MENTORED YOUTH 7 AND OLDER TO RECEIVE DEER, TURKEY TAGS All ages can continue to hunt deer, turkey and select other species.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to a measure that will require any antlered deer or turkey harvested by a Mentored Youth hunter younger than 7 to be taken with valid harvest tags provided by his or her adult mentor.
04/10/2015
2015-16 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 2015-16 license year, which begins July 1.
Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Ave, Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17110-9797