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03/27/2015
WORKING GROUP MEETING SCHEDULED March 30 meeting to be streamed live online.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners has scheduled a public, working group meeting to be held on Monday, March 30 at the Game Commission’s headquarters in Harrisburg.
03/27/2015
EGGS HATCHED, EAGLE CAM TAKES ON NEW LIFE Viewership climbs toward 1 million with months of adventure awaiting.
With more than a million viewers worldwide, and the news broadcasted widely to local and national audiences, you might already be well aware the spotlight on Pennsylvania’s most well-known bald eagle nest has turned to two new stars.
03/27/2015
GUILTY PLEAS IN YORK COUNTY MULTI-DEER POACHING CASE Individuals plead guilty to 71 charges, fines and costs total more than $23,000.
Six people from Spring Grove have been sentenced to more than $23,000 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to poaching 18 white-tailed deer ranging from yearlings to adult does and bucks, including a 9-point.
03/25/2015
HUNTER-TRAPPER EDUCATION CLASSES AVAILABLE NOW New hunters can beat the rush, get a license in time for gobbler season by taking a course this spring.
Those who plan to purchase their first hunting license this year will need to make plans to attend a Hunter-Trapper Education course, and classes are being held at locations across the state, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
03/24/2015
GAME COMMISSION DELIVERS ANNUAL REPORT TO LEGISLATURE
Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director R. Matthew Hough today presented the agency’s annual report to the General Assembly, and delivered testimony before the House Game and Fisheries Committee.
03/20/2015
GAME COMMISSION PLANTS SEED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING Schools can order tree seedlings through the Seedlings for Schools program.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission again is helping students learn about the vital role trees play in the environment.
03/19/2015
FOR EAGLE CAM VIEWERS, EGG WATCH HAS BEGUN Number viewing Game Commission’s live stream expected to soar as eggs near likely hatch dates.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s bald eagle cam already has attracted nearly 643,000 viewers, many of whom faithfully have followed the daily happenings at the nest near Codorus State Park in Hanover, Pa.
03/09/2015
GAME COMMISSION RELEASES DEER HARVEST ESTIMATES Harvests decreased statewide in 2014-15, report shows.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission today reported that, in the state’s 2014-15 seasons, hunters harvested an estimated 303,973 deer – a decrease of about 14 percent compared to the 2013-14 harvest of 352,920.
Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Ave, Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17110-9797