GAME COMMISSION OFFERS ADVICE TO HUNTERS HEADED OUT OF STATE

GAME COMMISSION OFFERS ADVICE TO HUNTERS HEADED OUT OF STATE HARRISBURG – With thousands of Pennsylvania hunters heading off to hunt big game in other states and Canadian provinces, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe reminds hunters that, in an effort to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) into the Commonwealth,…

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What Every Taxidermist Should Know About Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

What Every Taxidermist Should Know About Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)  What is Chronic Wasting Disease? CWD is a member of the TSE (Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy) family of diseases that includes BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy or Mad Cow Disease in cattle), CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans), and Scrapie in sheep and goats. It was first recognized…

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CWD IMPACTS PENNSYLVANIANS WHO HUNT OUT-OF-STATE

PA Game Commission News Release 2001 Elmerton Avenue · Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-9797 www.pgc.state.pa.us   Release #74-14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 22, 2014 For Information Contact: Travis Lau 717-705-6541 trlau@pa.gov   CWD IMPACTS PENNSYLVANIANS WHO HUNT OUT-OF-STATE Certain parts from harvested cervids cannot be brought back into Commonwealth.   The thousands of Pennsylvania hunters who soon will be heading…

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GROHOL NAMED TO BUREAU DIRECTOR ROLE

PA Game Commission News Release 2001 Elmerton Avenue · Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-9797 www.pgc.state.pa.us   Release #76-14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 25, 2014 For Information Contact: Travis Lau 717-705-6541 trlau@pa.gov   GROHOL NAMED TO BUREAU DIRECTOR ROLE Game Commission Southeast Region director takes job as Bureau of Wildlife Protection director.   The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Protection…

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PUBLIC MEETING TO INFORM ON CWD

PA Game Commission News Release 2001 Elmerton Avenue · Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-9797 www.pgc.state.pa.us   Release #72-14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 21, 2014 For Information Contact: Travis Lau 717-705-6541 trlau@pa.gov   PUBLIC MEETING TO INFORM ON CWD Game Commission to host Aug. 28 meeting in DuBois.   Those who want to learn more about chronic wasting disease, and the…

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PENNSYLVANIA WATERFOWL SEASONS ANNOUNCED

PA Game Commission News Release 2001 Elmerton Avenue · Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-9797 www.pgc.state.pa.us   Release #70-14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 15, 2014 For Information Contact: Travis Lau 717-705-6541 trlau@pa.gov   PENNSYLVANIA WATERFOWL SEASONS ANNOUNCED Annual brochure available at Game Commission’s website.   The Pennsylvania Game Commission has made its selections for the 2014-15 migratory game bird hunting seasons and bag…

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LAST CHANCE TO HUNT WORLD-CLASS ELK IN PENNSYLVANIA

PA Game Commission News Release 2001 Elmerton Avenue · Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-9797 www.pgc.state.pa.us   Release #69-14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 13, 2014 For Information Contact: Travis Lau 717-705-6541 trlau@pa.gov   LAST CHANCE TO HUNT WORLD-CLASS ELK IN PENNSYLVANIA Raffle chances for once-in-a-lifetime bull-hunting opportunity available online through Friday.   It’s too late to enter Saturday’s drawing for one…

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EARLY MIGRATORY BIRD SEASONS SET

PA Game Commission News Release 2001 Elmerton Avenue · Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-9797 www.pgc.state.pa.us   Release #66-14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug.6, 2014 For Information Contact: Travis Lau 717-705-6541 trlau@pa.gov EARLY MIGRATORY BIRD SEASONS SET Dove hunters to enjoy expanded opportunity in coming seasons.   Pennsylvania’s early migratory bird seasons have been approved, and changes this year give dove hunters…

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GAME COMMISSION TO HOST ANNUAL WATERFOWL BRIEFING

PA Game Commission News Release 2001 Elmerton Avenue · Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-9797 www.pgc.state.pa.us   Release #65-14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 4, 2014 For Information Contact: Travis Lau 717-705-6541 trlau@pa.gov   GAME COMMISSION TO HOST ANNUAL WATERFOWL BRIEFING This year’s symposium to be held at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area.   Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the…

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