PGC officers recognized by State Police

PGC officers recognized by State Police

Two Wildlife Conservation Officers of the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s northeast region recently received Letters of Commendation from the Pen...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Rattlesnake, gator among the wild items on the menu for upcoming festival

Rattlesnake, gator among the wild items on the menu for upcoming festival

Rattlesnake sausage, wild boar belly sliders, gator bites and mini elk kabobs are among the delicious offerings guests can sample during the “Ta...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

It’s rare that a photo of a fish is submitted for Caught on Camera, but this week the subject represents a pretty unique catch.Walter Gulitus wa...

May 28th, 2017 |  


PGC bands 4 peregrine falcon chicks at cliff nest in Luzerne County

PGC bands 4 peregrine falcon chicks at cliff nest in Luzerne County

While two adult peregrine falcons darted angrily above, Pennsylvania Game Commission biologist Mike Scafini rappelled down a cliff on Wednesday to col...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Agencies partner to help grouse, woodcock

Agencies partner to help grouse, woodcock

A state-agency partnership is creating more habitat for two troubled game birds and other wildlife species that rely on young forest.Since 2011, the P...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 28th, 2017. |  


Area state parks gear up for a busy Memorial Day weekend

Area state parks gear up for a busy Memorial Day weekend

The grass has been mowed, the cabins scrubbed and the beaches cleaned.Now, the staff at Hickory Run State Park just has to wait for the people to come...

May 26th, 2017 |  


PGC to hold working group meeting

PGC to hold working group meeting

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to hold a public, working group meeting on Monday at the Game Commission’s headquarter...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

Guess that hawk. There are 11 species of hawks in Pennsylvania, and several of them are hard to differentiate. A Cooper’s and sharp-shinned, for...

May 21st, 2017 |  


State designation may be solution to stop alarming decline in hellbenders

State designation may be solution to stop alarming decline in hellbenders

There’s more than just notoriety that comes with being designated the official symbol of a state.In the case of the Eastern hellbender, survival...

May 21st, 2017 updated: May 21st, 2017. |  


Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Solving the mystery of gobbler hunting

Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Solving the mystery of gobbler hunting

Spring gobbler hunting is a strange endeavor.The tactics and techniques used in the sport go against all hunting norms.While noise is usually forbidde...

May 21st, 2017 |