TURKEYS, HUNTERS BENEFIT FROM HABITAT WORK

TURKEYS, HUNTERS BENEFIT FROM HABITAT WORK National Wild Turkey Federation approves nearly $150K in improvements across Pennsylvania in 2016. With Pennsylvania’s spring gobbler season about to kick off, the state’s turkeys are benefiting –now and in the future – from habitat work performed in partnership with National Wild Turkey Federation. More than 70 habitat-enhancement projects…

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OTTER SEASON EXTENDED

OTTER SEASON EXTENDED Further extensions are possible; the Game Commission’s Facebook page is the fastest path to updates.   Pennsylvania’s first river-otter season in more than 50 years is being extended at least until Wednesday, Feb. 24 because harvest quotas have not yet been met. The season, which is open only in Wildlife Management Units…

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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…

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