Federal survey expected to provide valuable information on trapping.
Pennsylvania -(Ammoland.com)- At the recommendation of staff, the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners authorized the Game Commission to release to the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies the names of licensed furtakers.
PA residents who trap so that the state’s trappers may take part in a federal survey on trapping.
John Dunn, the director of the Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Management, said the results of the survey will provide valuable information on trapping equipment and success rates and it’s important that the state’s trappers be able to take part.
About Pennsylvania Game Commission
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is legally mandated to manage wildlife for the benefit of all Pennsylvanians, as well as all wildlife and the habitat that supports their existence. Pennsylvania’s Constitution and Game and Wildlife Code direct the Game Commission to protect, manage, and preserve wildlife and their habitat within the Commonwealth for the benefit of all people, including generations yet to come.
Based on this direction, the Game Commission adopted the mission statement “to manage all wild birds, wild mammals, and their habitats for current and future generations.”