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2010-08-31 08:32:00

Important changes made to Pennsylvania's parts ban HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With thousands of Pennsylvania hunters heading off to hunt big game in other states and Canadian provinces, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe reminds hunters that, in an effort to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) into the Commonwealth, the agency prohibits hunters from importing specific carcass parts from members of the deer family -...

2010-08-30 11:23:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today encouraged experienced hunters, who have historically helped pass along the state's rich hunting heritage, to consider introducing youths to hunting through the Mentored Youth Hunting Program (MYHP). "Since 2006, Pennsylvania's hunters have been taking advantage of a remarkable opportunity to introduce those under the age of 12 to hunting through the Mentored Youth Hunting...

2010-08-27 07:50:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today offered his praise to the 24 sportsmen's clubs throughout Pennsylvania who signed up to host junior pheasant hunts. The clubs will share in about 1,800 pheasants the agency is providing for junior pheasant hunts, which all will be held on Saturday, Oct. 9. "While the agency's financial situation remains a concern, providing pheasants to clubs sponsoring junior pheasant...

2010-07-30 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A land exchange package between the Pennsylvania Game Commission and state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) designed to enable the two agencies to better meet their respective public missions has been finalized. "For years, the Game Commission and DCNR - two of the largest landowners in the Commonwealth - have acquired lands for public use, but have differing primary objectives and uses for these lands," said...

2010-06-24 08:06:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today reminded hunters that county treasurers will begin accepting antlerless deer license applications from resident hunters starting Monday, July 12; and from nonresidents beginning Monday, July 26. For the 2010-11 license year, antlerless deer license fees are the same as they have been since 1999, except for the 70-cent transaction fee attached to the purchase of each...

2010-06-22 07:53:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the agenda for the Board of Game Commissioners upcoming June meeting has been posted on the agency's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us). To view a copy of the agenda, select "Commissioners' Meeting," under "Quick Clicks" and then click on the text link to the agenda. The Board will meet on June 28-29, in the auditorium of the agency's Harrisburg headquarters at...

2010-06-18 13:35:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that Matt Hough, of Johnstown, Cambria County, has been appointed as the new deputy executive director for field operations. Hough, who presently serves as the agency's Southwest Region Director, will fill the vacancy created by the recent retirement of Michael W. Schmit. "Matt's knowledge of the game laws and the agency's inner-workings from the Wildlife...

2010-06-07 12:49:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the Board of Game Commissioners will hold its upcoming meeting on June 28-29, in the auditorium of the agency's Harrisburg headquarters at 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81 in Harrisburg. On Monday, June 28, the Board will gather public comments and hear Game Commission staff reports beginning at 8:30 a.m. Doors will...

2010-06-02 13:30:00

Doe license applications to be accepted from resident hunters starting July 12 HARRISBURG, Pa., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning Monday, June 14, Pennsylvania hunting and furtaker licenses for the 2010-11 seasons will go on sale throughout the state, according to Carl G. Roe, agency executive director. Licenses will be available through the Game Commission's Pennsylvania Automated License System (PALS), over-the-counter at all Game Commission region offices and the Harrisburg...

2010-06-01 09:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that York County residents who need to contact one of the agency's three full-time Wildlife Conservation Officers should direct their inquiries to the Southcentral Region Office, headquartered in Huntingdon, Huntingdon County. Calls for WCO services would include those seeking to report a hunting or trapping violations or violations against wildlife, requesting a...


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