WILD TURKEY SURVEY STARTS AUGUST 1

WILD TURKEY SURVEY STARTS AUGUST 1 Game Commission counting on public and online reporting to assess spring production.   The inaugural Pennsylvania Wild Turkey Sighting Survey begins Aug. 1, and the Pennsylvania Game Commission encourages the public to assist by reporting online the turkeys they see throughout the month of August. Information submitted to https://pgcdatacollection.pa.gov/TurkeyBroodSurvey…

HUNTERS WORKING TO IMPROVE DEER HUNTING

HUNTERS WORKING TO IMPROVE DEER HUNTING Deer Management Working Group to begin meeting in August.   The Pennsylvania Game Commission is bringing several hunting groups together to expand the agency’s goal to improve deer hunting in Pennsylvania. The groups will work collaboratively as the “Deer Management Working Group” to discuss ideas and develop workable solutions…

Oral Rabies Baiting Project

Attached you will find the notice for the 2016 Western PA Oral Rabies Baiting Program that is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services.  The planes will be flying in Northwestern Pennsylvania at the end of August 2016 to distribute the baits for the raccoons in our area.  If you have accidental…

AMENDED DRONE BAN ADOPTED

AMENDED DRONE BAN ADOPTED Measure will prohibit launching or landing unmanned aircraft on Game Commission-controlled property.   The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today took action to better protect wildlife from unnecessary disturbances on game lands and other property controlled by the Game Commission. The board voted unanimously to prohibit on Game Commission-controlled property the…