The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved two land acquisitions that will add more than 40 acres to state game lands in Cumberland and Lehigh counties.
Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director R. Matthew Hough said all Pennsylvanians can take pride in the achievement of what the 1.5 million-acre milestone represents.
Hunting season officially is underway, and for those planning to purchase their first hunting license this year, time is of the essence.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is looking for experienced hunters and trappers who are interested in becoming volunteer instructors for the agency’s basic Hunter-Trapper Education, Successful…..
And then, and only then, will you be able to purchase a resident hunting license that costs less than Pennsylvania’s.
Those looking to gain perspective into Pennsylvania’s wildlife, habitat and hunting heritage will have several opportunities in the coming weeks to take one or more tours being offered by the…..
Each September, thousands of visitors make their way to Pennsylvania’s elk country to experience for themselves the wonder of the bugling season.
Chalk it up as another win for wildlife conservation. With crowds estimated in the tens of thousands, this weekend’s 2015 Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Elk Expo again demonstrated the extraordinary inte
Application deadlines are fast approaching for waterfowl hunters interested in being selected for the limited number of goose blinds at the controlled hunting areas at the Pennsylvania Game Commission
The Game Commission recently completed a research project to obtain information on contaminant levels in Lake Erie waterfowl.
Avian influenza (AI), commonly known as “bird flu,” is a respiratory disease of birds caused by an influenza type A virus.
Waterfowl hunting – whether hunting from shore or from a boat – are urged to keep safety first and foremost in mind, said Andy Hueser, Pennsylvania Game Commission Hunter-Trapper Education Admin.
Migratory game bird hunters are encouraged to report banded ducks, geese, doves and woodcock they harvest online at www.reportband.gov…
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has made its selections for the 2015-16 migratory game waterfowl seasons and bag limits.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Management has a new director.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) are seeking public input through Sept. 11 on the draft 2015-2025 Pennsylvania Wildlife Action Plan.
Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, Aug. 7, co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission…..
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking public input on its draft osprey recovery and management plan, which can be reviewed at the agency’s website.
Keith Harbaugh, director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Northwest Region, today announced a new initiative to honor military veteran hunters with disabilities…
A bald eagle incubating two eggs in a falling snow, unwilling to budge as the nest turned white. As the flakes piled high, the bird was blanketed. Only its head could been seen.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced today that the property known as Union Wildlife Management Area (WMA) will no longer be part of the department’s WMA program.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today thanked interim Wildlife Management Director John Dunn for his more than 30 years of service to the agency.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved the Game Commission’s new strategic plan, which will carry the agency from the start of the 2015 fiscal year, through the end of 2020.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners next will convene at a working group meeting to be held Aug. 10 in Harrisburg.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today bid farewell to Commissioner James J. Delaney Jr., whose term has expired.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today provided an update on efforts to establish bobwhite quail populations to some areas with suitable habitat in Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to a one-per-season limit on geese within the controlled goose hunting area at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to a proposal to classify the Delmarva fox squirrel as an extirpated species in Pennsylvania.
Mentored Youth hunters could see opportunities in the 2016-17 license year, to begin about a year from now.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today took formal positions on a pair of issues contained in proposed state legislation.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to a proposal to make changes to the Deer Management Assistance Program, commonly known as DMAP.
Those who kill golden and bald eagles could face stiffer penalties under Pennsylvania law.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved an energy-lease agreement that would result in a more than $2.8 million bonus payment.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved an easement upon, over, through and across land adjacent to State Game Lands 91 in Buck Township, Luzerne County.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved the acquisition of parcels that would add nearly 300 acres to the State Game Lands system.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is giving media members a chance to “go to the dogs.”
Assistant District Forester Wayne Wynick and Fire Forester Ryan Ling are our special guests this week sharing the details of how, and why the burn was conducted…
Hunting and furtaker licenses for Pennsylvania’s 2015-16 seasons are on sale now.
The 2015-2020 Pennsylvania Game Commission Strategic Plan is available for public review.
But enjoying the state’s scenic beauty and plethora of outdoor recreational opportunities comes with its risks.