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04/22/2015
IT’S TURKEY TIME Pennsylvania’s spring gobbler season kicks off Saturday with youth hunt.
Another spring gobbler season is just days away from kicking off.
04/10/2015
MORE THAN 170 ACRES TO BE ADDED TO STATE GAME LANDS SYSTEM Land acquisition protects Luzerne County bat hibernaculum.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved land acquisitions totaling more than 170 acres.
04/10/2015
MENTORED YOUTH 7 AND OLDER TO RECEIVE DEER, TURKEY TAGS All ages can continue to hunt deer, turkey and select other species.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to a measure that will require any antlered deer or turkey harvested by a Mentored Youth hunter younger than 7 to be taken with valid harvest tags provided by his or her adult mentor.
04/10/2015
2015-16 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 2015-16 license year, which begins July 1.
03/30/2015
NEWLY APPOINTED GAME COMMISSIONER LOOKS TO FUTURE James R. Daley, of Butler County, says he’ll focus on hunter recruitment, retention.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today met at a working group meeting, and the next time the board convenes, it will be at its full, eight-member complement.
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.
Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Ave, Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17110-9797