Wayne A. Laroche, who served as Bureau of Wildlife Management director, will be appointed Aug. 1 to Special Assistant for CWD Response, a new position.
Absent as a Pennsylvania breeding bird since the mid-1950s, two pairs of federally endangered Great Lakes piping plovers returned this year to nest.
If you haven’t yet submitted an application to enter Pennsylvania’s annual elk-license drawing, you need to act fast. The deadline to enter is July 31.
Chronic wasting disease has spread to free-ranging deer in an area of the state where it previously had been detected only in captive deer.
Goose hunters in the 2017-2018 license year must apply online or in person to enter the drawing to hunt from goose blinds.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to a measure to allow three additional electronic devices while hunting.
Pennsylvania hunters had one of their safest years on record in 2016.
Visitors to the Game Commission’s Facebook page will pick the two winners of the agency’s inaugural Turkey Harvest Photo Contest.
The PA Game Commission announced regulation changes to address the increasing threat that chronic wasting disease presents to the state’s deer and elk.
A state-agency partnership is creating more habitat for two troubled game birds and other wildlife species that rely on young forest.
After touring the country as part of a traveling display, the mount made from a giant, illegally killed Pennsylvania bull elk has come home to PA.
Whether in their backyards or high on a mountain, it’s almost certain Pennsylvanians will encounter young wildlife this time of year.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission tested 5,707 deer and 110 elk for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) during 2016. 47 wild deer have tested positive for CWD.
In an effort to protect wildlife habitat, the Pennsylvania Game Commission will spray for gypsy moths on more than 23,907 acres of state game land.
A PA Game Commission officer, who was shot more than a century ago, will have his name added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
A beautiful Pennsylvanian gobbler might not be the only prize a successful turkey hunter brings home this spring turkey season.
Deana Vance was selected as director of the Bureau of Automated Technology Services, and Randy L. Shoup as director of the Bureau of Wildlife Protection.
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.