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06/30/2015
ACQUISITIONS TO ADD NEARLY 300 ACRES TO STATE GAME LANDS Game lands in Centre, Perry counties to grow.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved the acquisition of parcels that would add nearly 300 acres to the State Game Lands system.
06/30/2015
PENNSYLVANIA COULD UP PENALTY FOR KILLING EAGLES Commissioners give preliminary approval to $2,500 fine.
Those who kill golden and bald eagles could face stiffer penalties under Pennsylvania law.
06/29/2015
SUSSENBACH WELCOMED TO BUREAU OF WILDLIFE HABITAT MANAGEMENT Former wildlife conservation officer had long served the Northeast Region.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Habitat Management has a new director.
06/22/2015
GAME COMMISSIONERS TO MEET IN HARRISBURG Board to hold quarterly meeting June 29 and 30 at agency headquarters.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to meet June 29 and 30 at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters.
06/08/2015
PENNSYLVANIA HUNTING LICENSES ON SALE NOW Sales for 2015-16 hunting and furtaker licenses began today.
Hunting and furtaker licenses for Pennsylvania’s 2015-16 seasons are on sale now.
06/05/2015
GAME COMMISSION’S STRATEGIC PLAN AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW
The 2015-2020 Pennsylvania Game Commission Strategic Plan is available for public review. The Strategic Plan outlines a five-year roadmap of the agency’s goals and strategies for management of the 480 species of wild birds and mammals in the state.
06/02/2015
PENALTIES IN SNOW-GOOSE CASE TOP $55K Five have pleaded guilty to combining to take 265 snow geese over the permitted limit.
The five people charged with combining to kill 265 snow geese over the permitted limit all have pleaded guilty to charges and together will pay more than $55,000 in fines and replacement costs, the Pennsylvania Game Commission announced today.
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.
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