PRELIMINARY 2016-17 HUNTING/TRAPPING SEASONS APPROVED

PRELIMINARY 2016-17 HUNTING/TRAPPING SEASONS APPROVED Final approval of seasons, antlerless license allocations, to occur in April.   The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for the 2016-17 license year. Modifications proposed for the 2016-17 seasons include: opening the squirrel and rabbit seasons on the…

***Rabies Alert*** Mercer County Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies

December 23, 2015                                                             ***Rabies Alert*** Mercer County Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies   Location – Valley Road, Mercer, Jefferson Township, Mercer County   Summary –A women saw her three dogs fighting with a raccoon on her back porch.  She reached down to break up the fight and the raccoon bit her on the thumb. …

***Rabies Alert*** Crawford County Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies

December 9, 2015                                                             ***Rabies Alert*** Crawford County Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies   Location – US HWY 6 & 19, Saegertown, Hayfield Township, Crawford County   Summary –A man was in his bathroom when he heard his dog barking loudly.  When he looked out the window, he saw a skunk attached to his dog’s…