A week later, on April 29, 2017, all hunters can head into Pennsylvanian woods all over the sate in pursuit of spring gobblers.
The PA Game Commission is conducting controlled burns to restore wildlife habitat and decrease the threat of wildfires on state game lands statewide.
Thomas P. Grohol, who most recently served as director of the Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Protection, officially has started in the position.
Training dogs on small game will be prohibited on state game lands for about three weeks in the fall, based on a measure that serves to keep pheasants near.
Hunters in Pennsylvania who pursue pheasants will need to purchase a pheasant permit in addition to a general hunting license in the 2017-18 license year.
Hunters heading afield in the 2017-18 seasons will be able to carry semiautomatic rifles for hunting small game and furbearers, but not for big game.
PA’s buck harvest increased 9 percent, and the overall deer harvest was up 6 percent, in the 2016-17 seasons, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reported.
Come to the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s headquarters Sunday, March 12 for program that will help viewers to identify which waterfowl species is which.
This revision updates the 2005 Pennsylvania Wildlife Action Plan that has guided management of the Commonwealth’s troubled wildlife for the past 10 years.
On Thursday, March 9, a special evening viewing is planned from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. This event is open to the public and will feature light refreshments.
PGC Executive Director R. Matthew Hough today presented the agency’s annual report, delivered testimony before the House Game and Fisheries Committee.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission will begin recruiting the 31st class of Wildlife Conservation Officer Cadets at its Ross Leffler School of Conservation.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its first quarterly meeting of 2017, from Jan. 29 to 31 at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters.
Two programs enabling Pennslyvania groups, individuals to raise pheasants for release in their local areas have come to an end.
Landowners can begin making plans to help wildlife this spring by planting tree and shrub seedlings from the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Howard Nursery.
The latest rendition of Eagle Cam, which enables viewers worldwide round-the-clock access to live video and audio captured at a bald-eagle nest in Hanover.
The PGC today announced plans to close two pheasant farms – the Western Game Farm in Crawford County, Northcentral Game Farm in Lycoming County.
Through Friday, Dec. 18, the Game Commission is accepting photos of bucks taken during the 2016 firearms and archery deer seasons.
Governor Wolf has signed a reform bill to allow hunting with semi-automatic rifles and with air guns in Pennsylvania. Semi-auto shot guns were already legal…
In many parts of Pennsylvania, black bears may be hunted and harvested by properly licensed hunters during all or a portion of the firearms deer season.
As the statewide deer season approaches, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reminds deer hunters that rifles used during the season must be manually operated.
The first day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season resulted in a harvest of 1,297 black bears, according to preliminary totals.
When they sit down at the dinner table on Thursday, Pennsylvania’s hunters will have plenty for which to be thankful for donated deer, venison.
Archery and other early bear season harvest data is not available at this time. Bears have been harvested in 53 counties during the statewide season so far.
Did you see it sneaking along at the edge of the field, before the corn came down? Or did you see him only on the screen of your neighbor’s smartphone?