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…

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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…

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LAST CHANCE FOR HUNTER-TRAPPER EDUCATION CLASSES

LAST CHANCE FOR HUNTER-TRAPPER EDUCATION CLASSES Instructors needed to teach basic and advanced courses.   Hunting season officially is underway. And for those planning to purchase their first hunting license this year, time is of the essence. All first-time license buyers in Pennsylvania are required first to successfully complete a basic Hunter-Trapper Education course. The…

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GAME COMMISSION TO HOST ANNUAL WATERFOWL BRIEFING

GAME COMMISSION TO HOST ANNUAL WATERFOWL BRIEFING This year’s symposium to be held at Game Commission’s Northwest Region office.   Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, Aug. 7, co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Northwest Pennsylvania Duck Hunters Association, on the status…

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