PRESCRIBED BURNS PLANNED FOR FALL

PRESCRIBED BURNS PLANNED FOR FALL Habitat-improvement projects will provide great hunting, now and in the future.   Up to 3,300 acres of Pennsylvania’s state game lands could be treated with prescribed fire this fall, but hunters shouldn’t worry about the cost-effective method of managing wildlife habitat hurting their chances of success. These blackened areas often…

HUNTERS CAN HELP PROTECT AGAINST AVIAN INFLUENZA

HUNTERS CAN HELP PROTECT AGAINST AVIAN INFLUENZA Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Game Commission stress need for awareness.   While Pennsylvania has not yet been impacted by the high path avian influenza (HPAI), state officials continue emphasizing the need for vigilance against the deadly poultry disease. Officials from the state Department of Agriculture and the Game…

NEWS RELEASE — HIGHLIGHTS FROM TODAY’S COMMISSIONERS MEETING

PENNSYLVANIA UPS PENALTY FOR KILLING EAGLES In addition to fines, replacement costs for killing eagles raised to $2,500.   Those who kill golden and bald eagles will face stiffer penalties under Pennsylvania law. The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to a measure that increases to $2,500 the replacement costs for killing…