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09/17/2014
GAME COMMISSIONERS TO MEET IN DELMONT Final quarterly meeting of 2014 to be held Sept. 22 and 23 in Westmoreland County.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to meet Sept. 22 and 23 in Delmont, Pa.
09/12/2014
GAME COMMISSION TO HOST TOURS Game farm tours set for Sept. 28, game lands driving tours to follow.
Those looking to gain perspective into Pennsylvania’s wildlife, habitat and hunting heritage will have several opportunities in the coming weeks to take one or more tours being offered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
08/29/2014
MISS OUT ON A DOE LICENSE? PURCHASE A PERMIT INSTEAD Remainder of DMA 2 Antlerless Deer Permits expected to sell quickly.
Antlerless deer licenses are sold out in most of the state’s Wildlife Management Units, and in each unit in southcentral Pennsylvania.
08/28/2014
MARKER PLACED AT SITE OF NATION’S FIRST CONSERVATION TRAINING SCHOOL The original Ross Leffler School of Conservation became the model other states would follow
BROCKWAY, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission today placed a marker recognizing the country’s first-ever training school for conservation officers.
08/25/2014
GROHOL TO HEAD BUREAU OF WILDLIFE PROTECTION Game Commission Southeast Region director fills vacant post.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Protection has a new director.
08/25/2014
JUNIOR PHEASANT HUNTS BEGINNING TO FILL Now is the time to register Hunter-Trapper Education graduates for organized hunts.
Junior hunters who want to take part in a special pheasant hunt just for them need to make their reservations now, while spots remain open.
08/22/2014
CWD IMPACTS PENNSYLVANIANS WHO HUNT OUT-OF-STATE Certain parts from harvested cervids cannot be brought back into Commonwealth.
The thousands of Pennsylvania hunters who soon will be heading off to hunt big game in other states can do their share to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease in the Commonwealth.
08/21/2014
STUDENTS BACK TO SCHOOL; SCHOOLS BACK ON TARGET Game Commission helps districts get student archery program up and running.
It’s back-to-school time and, for schools, it’s time to get back on target.
08/21/2014
PUBLIC MEETING TO INFORM ON CWD Game Commission to host Aug. 28 meeting in DuBois.
Those who want to learn more about chronic wasting disease, and the rules that apply within areas of the state where the disease has been detected, can attend a public meeting to be held next week in DuBois, Clearfield County.
08/15/2014
PROPOSAL: REQUIRE PERMIT FOR RECREATIONAL RIDING ON GAME LANDS Recommendation would have no impact on hikers or birdwatchers, and there are many ways to comment
There’s been a lot of talk lately about the possibility a permit soon might be required to use state game lands.
Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Ave, Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17110-9797