Board of Game Commissioners to Meet on Jan. 25-27

December 29, 2008

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its first meeting of 2009 on Jan. 25-27, in the auditorium of the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters at 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81 in Harrisburg. A copy of the agenda for the upcoming meeting will be posted on the agency’s website in mid-January.

On Sunday, Jan. 25, beginning at 1 p.m., the Board will hear public recommendations for 2009-10 hunting and furtaking seasons and bag limits. Doors will open at noon. Individuals interested in offering public testimony — limited to five minutes — may begin to register at noon on a first-come, first-to-speak basis.

On Monday, Jan. 26, the Board will gather any additional public comments and hear Game Commission staff reports beginning at 8:30 a.m. Doors open at 7:45 a.m. Registration for those interested in offering public testimony — limited to five minutes — also will begin at that time.

On Tuesday, Jan. 27, beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Game Commission will take up its prepared agenda to, among other things, give preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2009-10. Doors open at 7:45 a.m. Antlerless deer license allocations for the 2009-10 seasons will be presented for the Board to consider at its meeting in April. Harvest results from the 2008-09 deer seasons will be announced in mid-March.

Also, on Jan. 27, the Board will set its other meeting dates for 2009.

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SOURCE Pennsylvania Game Commission

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