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Bald Eagles Thriving Throughout Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG – The bald eagle continues to supplant its recent – and remarkable – nesting successes with new records, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. And from all indications, this raptor isn’t done making headlines. “The bald eagle’s ascension from its perilous past is an inspiration to all who care…


Game Commission To Issue 1,435 Permits For 2008-09 Bobcat Season

Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced the agency will award 1,435 permits for the 2008-09 bobcat hunting/furtaking seasons at a public drawing in its Harrisburg headquarters on Friday, Sept. 12.  As part of the public drawing for the allocated permits, those applicants with six preference points…


Game Commission Hosts “E-Bird” on Website

HARRISBURG -The Pennsylvania Game Commission has become the first state wildlife agency to host and manage an “eBird” website. The eBird network is dedicated to helping birders throughout North America and the world record their bird observations and improve our understanding of seasonal bird activities and movements. “Pennsylvania eBird” is…


Game Commission Seeks Public Comment on Pheasant Plan

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking public input on a draft pheasant management plan, which can be reviewed on the agency’s website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) by clicking on “Draft Pheasant Management Plan” in the center of the homepage.  “We are seeking public comment on the draft pheasant management plan to…


Landowners Reminded DMAP Application Deadline is July 1

Hunters can review DMAP enrollment listings beginning today HARRISBURG – Eligible landowners interested in enrolling in the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP), which is designed to help landowners manage deer on their properties, have until July 1 to submit an application for the 2008-09 hunting seasons to…


Public Comment Perioed on Fisher Management Plan Extended

Due to a technical problem that has been corrected, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is extending the deadline to submit public input on a draft fisher management plan, which can be reviewed on the agency’s website (www.pgc.state.pa.us), to June 11.  A link to the “Draft Fisher Management Plan” in the center…


Spring Gobbler Hunters Reminded to Report Harvests

Pennsylvania Game Commission Bureau of Wildlife Management Director Calvin W. DuBrock today reminded successful spring gobbler hunters to submit their harvest report card, as required by law.  If hunters can’t find one of the pre-addressed and postage paid harvest report cards that came with their license, they can use the…


CWD Not Found in Pennsylvania Hunter-Killed Deer Samples

HARRISBURG – Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was not detected in samples taken from hunter-killed deer during the state’s 2007 hunting season, according to Dr. Walt Cottrell, Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife veterinarian.  In 2007, 3,800 samples from hunter-killed deer were tested, and CWD was not detected.  This marked the fifth year…


Elk Applicants Can Take Advantage of Video Offer

Applicants for this year’s elk license drawing can take advantage of a special video offer from the Pennsylvania Game Commission.  For $16.25 an individual can apply for the elk hunt and receive a copy of the agency’s award-winning video, “Pennsylvania Elk: Reclaiming the Alleghenies.”  This video offer is not available…


Online Applications Now Being Accepted For Elk License Drawing

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Game Commission has started accepting applications from those interested in entering the public drawing for one of 45 elk hunting licenses (17 antlered and 28 antlerless) to be made available for the Nov. 3-8 elk season.  The public drawing is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, and…