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

October 19, 2016                                                             ***Rabies Alert*** Mercer County Horse Tests Positive for Rabies   Location –Lyons Road, Jackson Center, Lake Township, Mercer County   Summary –A miniature horse was examined by a veterinarian for hind limb paralysis. The horse did not respond to treatment and the paralysis progressed to the forelimbs.  The horse had no…

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KECA’s Elk Tag Raffle Winner Harvests Pennsylvania Bull Elk

For Immediate Release: October 13, 2016   Contacts: Carla Wehler, Operations Manager Keystone Elk Country Alliance/Elk Country Visitor Center 134 Homestead Drive, Benezette, PA 15821 814-787-5170 or e-mail cawehler@windstream.net   Travis Lau, PGC Press Secretary, 717-705-6541 trlau@pa.gov     KECA’s Elk Tag Raffle Winner Harvests Pennsylvania Bull Elk   Benezette, PA.  The Keystone Elk Country…

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IT’S HUNTING TIME

IT’S HUNTING TIME Many seasons await Pennsylvanians.   The leaves might be greener than usual for this time of year, but it’s mid-October nonetheless. And in Pennsylvania, it’s prime time for hunting. While hunting opportunities exist throughout the year in Pennsylvania, and some fall hunting seasons already are underway, the majority of seasons are entering…

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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…

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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…

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