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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.
08/15/2014
PENNSYLVANIA WATERFOWL SEASONS ANNOUNCED Annual brochure available at Game Commission’s website.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has made its selections for the 2014-15 migratory game bird hunting seasons and bag limits.
08/13/2014
LAST CHANCE TO HUNT WORLD-CLASS ELK IN PENNSYLVANIA Raffle chances for once-in-a-lifetime bull-hunting opportunity available online through Friday.
It’s too late to enter Saturday’s drawing for one of the 108 Pennsylvania elk licenses to be issued by lottery this year.
08/08/2014
WORKING GROUP MEETING SCHEDULED Aug 11 meeting to be streamed live online.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners has scheduled a public, working group meeting to be held on Monday, Aug. 11 at the Game Commission’s headquarters in Harrisburg. The meeting is slated to begin at 8 a.m. and also will be streamed live
08/06/2014
TRAFFIC RESTIRCTIONS PLANNED ON ROAD THROUGH GAME LANDS Ellendale Forge Road will remain open to through-traffic on weekends.
A heavily traveled stretch within State Game Lands 211 in Dauphin County will be closed to weekday through-traffic starting in late August. But the road will remain open on weekends, and those with homes or hunting camps along the stretch will be able to
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