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04/08/2014
BOARD APPROVES PROGRAMS, CHANGES REGULATIONS AT EVENTFUL MEETING More to meeting than approval of hunting seasons and bag limits.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners on Tuesday met at its second quarterly meeting for 2014.
04/08/2014
2014-15 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 2014-15 license year, which begins July 1.
04/07/2014
GAME COMMISSION PREPARES FOR 2014 CONTROLLED BURNS ON SGL 176 Burns to preserve unique barrens habitat.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission plans to resume controlled burns on the Scotia Barrens on State Game Lands 176 in Patton, Ferguson and Halfmoon townships, Centre County, to improve habitat conditions within this unique ecosystem.
04/03/2014
COMMISSIONERS TO FINALIZE 2014-15 HUNTING, TRAPPING SEASONS Board to meet in Harrisburg April 7 and 8.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to meet April 7 and 8 at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters.
04/02/2014
VIDEO DOCUMENTS DARING INSTALLATION OF BALD EAGLE CAMERA Images live streamed from Pittsburgh nest are captured 75 feet above ground.
The camera that enabled thousands of online viewers to witness the hatching of two bald-eagle chicks at a Pittsburgh nest in recent days didn’t get there on its own.
03/31/2014
LIVE STREAM CAPTURES FOOTAGE OF EAGLETS HATCHING One more egg being incubated in Pittsburgh nest.
Pennsylvania’s most famed bald-eagle nest has two new stars.
03/24/2014
REMAINING PHEASANTS RELEASED Seventy-one ringnecks become “nest egg” for Franklin County Wild Pheasant Recovery Area.
Nine more wild pheasants captured recently on a Native American reservation in Montana have been released in Franklin County in hopes a self-sustaining wild pheasant population will take hold there.
03/14/2014
RECORD TURNOUT FOR STUDENT ARCHERY TOURNAMENT
The state National Archery in the Schools Program tournament held Friday in State College saw the biggest field of competitors in the tournament’s history – about 1,100 students from 41 schools throughout Pennsylvania.
03/12/2014
GAME COMMISSION ENROLLS 30TH CLASS OF WCO CADETS Thirty-one begin their training at Ross Leffler School of Conservation.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s 30th Class of Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) Cadets recently took up residence at the agency’s Ross Leffler School of Conservation, which adjoins the headquarters building along Elmerton Avenue in Harrisburg.
03/11/2014
GAME COMMISSION RELEASES DEER HARVEST ESTIMATES Harvests up 3 percent statewide in 2013-14, report shows.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission today reported that, in the state’s 2013-14 seasons, hunters harvested an estimated 352,920 deer – an increase of about 3 percent compared to the previous seasons’ harvest of 343,110.
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