PGC board increases doe license allocations in four units in the Northeast

PGC board increases doe license allocations in four units in the Northeast

Antlerless license allocations for the 2017-18 hunting season were increased for many Wildlife Management Units, including four in the Northeast, duri...

March 28th, 2017 |  


PGC to vote on semi-automatic rifles, upcoming hunting seasons

PGC to vote on semi-automatic rifles, upcoming hunting seasons

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its second quarterly meeting of 2017 on Monday and Tuesday at the Game Commission’s Harri...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

In February, Rich Lenahan walked out to a swamp in Dorrance Township to clean out a wood duck nest box and found a surprise inside. When Lenahan check...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Experts weigh-in on winter’s impact on tick populations

Experts weigh-in on winter’s impact on tick populations

Any hope that the arctic blast from this month’s snowstorm would knock back the tick population for the rest of the year likely won’t come...

March 26th, 2017 |  


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approves new Wildlife Action Plan for Pennsylvania

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approves new Wildlife Action Plan for Pennsylvania

An updated blueprint for continued management and protection of Pennsylvania’s fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need has been ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


PGC to conduct controlled burns on game lands this year

PGC to conduct controlled burns on game lands this year

More than 4,000 acres of state game lands in the northeast region are scheduled to be treated using controlled burns in 2017. Controlled burning is a ...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

There’s no doubt that last week’s winter storm impacted wildlife. But for a bird that migrates here in the spring and relies on damp, open...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Collecting antique hunting, fishing items growing in popularity

Collecting antique hunting, fishing items growing in popularity

Bob Kester cherishes the old traditions of hunting and fishing in Pennsylvania, and he’s sad to see them disappear.But the Clarks Summit residen...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Despite winter’s blast, nature has plenty to offer

Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Despite winter’s blast, nature has plenty to offer

As the frigid wind whipped my face and blasts of icy snow stung my skin, I questioned what had compelled me to take a walk during one of the harshest ...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

Last summer Karen Wagner used a trail camera to capture these bulky bears that visited her front yard in Harveys Lake. The bears are pretty large and ...

March 12th, 2017 |