While it might be winter, landowners can begin making plans to help wildlife this spring–and beyond –by planting tree and shrub seedlings offered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Howard Nursery
The hunters who top Pennsylvania’s all-time list for largest bucks harvested will remain there a while longer.
By now, you might have heard about an Allegheny County buck taken two months ago during the statewide archery season; a buck so large it might be a new Pennsylvania state record.
With the preliminary totals from the statewide season comparable to last year, hunters are in good position to match the overall 2013 harvest of 3,510 bears.
Hunters harvested 417 bears during the second day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season, increasing the total harvest to 2,040 over the season’s first two days.
Harvested were 27 bulls, and 88 total elk during the six-day season that ended Nov. 8 2014…
The annual statewide bear seasons are about to kick off, and recent years have seen some of the best on record for Pennsylvania bear hunting.
The phone system that accommodates banded-bird reports was down all day Saturday and Sunday, and restored sometime on Monday morning.
One of Pennsylvania’s most exciting seasons will begin this Saturday as hunters head afield in pursuit of one of fall’s most coveted game animals, the wild turkey.
Pennsylvania’s state game lands are being stocked with pheasants in a year what Game Commission officials describe as an excellent year for pheasant production.
PGC Executive Director R. Matthew Hough today thanked state senators for their unanimous support on an initiative to improve safety for Wildlife Conservation Officers.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has lifted the temporary prohibition on hunting and trapping within some portions of Pike County that were previously closed.
Unlike state or county parks, or even state or national forests, the primary purpose of Pennsylvania’s state game lands is to provide habitat for wildlife, and hunting & trapping for Pennsylvanians…
The PGC temporarily closed all hunting and trapping seasons within seven townships in northeastern Pennsylvania, where the search continues for a fugitive wanted for shooting a state trooper.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission announced that three Centre County men have been charged with poaching and illegally killing three Bull Elk.
The PGC has approved the amendment of two energy leases, which would result in bonus payments of more than $912,000 to the commission.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved three real-estate deals that will add 170 acres to the state game lands system.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to a measure that amends the definition of “hybrid” as it relates to migratory birds.
The PGC has given preliminary approval to a measure allowing the use of raptors in nuisance-wildlife control, a practice for which the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issues permits.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved energy lease agreements on two tracts of state game lands.
The PGC announced that groups of five or more people hunting from a permanent camp traditionally have needed to fill out and post a participant roster during big-game seasons.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners has taken a stance to support efforts to transfer to the Game Commission the authority to sell antlerless deer licenses.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is excited to announce that the state’s Hunter-Trapper Education courses soon could be available to complete online.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today voted preliminarily to allow the Keystone State’s falconers to attempt to capture peregrine falcons as they migrate.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today tabled a proposal to create a permit that would be required for those who don’t hold a valid hunting or furtaker license…
Antlerless deer licenses are sold out in most of the state’s Wildlife Management Units, but there’s still a chance for an opportunity to purchase one or more special permits.
The PGC has announced that Raffle chances for once-in-a-lifetime bull-hunting opportunity is available online through Friday.
Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, Aug. 8, co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Susquehanna River Waterfowlers’ Association.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has announced that they are in the course of recruiting experienced hunters and trappers interested in becoming volunteer instructors for the agency’s basic HTE.
New hunters who plan to purchase their first hunting license this year will need to make plans to attend a Hunter-Trapper Education course, classes are said to be filling rather quickly.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has announced that their mid-year inventory of bald-eagle nests yet again boast a record total.
Information gained through partnership will provide valuable new perspective…
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has launched a new approach to connect with sportsmen via social media…
The state House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved legislation on body cameras to increase officer safety.
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation teamed up with the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) to purchase and conserve 81 acres of prime elk habitat.
Richard R. Palmer, the director of the Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Protection, will fill PGC’s post as new deputy executive director for field operations.