Latest Game Commission Stories

2010-04-23 13:03:00

PITTSBURGH, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Steeler Country is now home to the Eagles! No, not the cross-Commonwealth rival Philadelphia Eagles; a pair of American bald eagles. "While bald eagles are not an uncommon sight as they hunt for fish in the Three Rivers area of Pittsburgh, this is the first confirmed nesting pair of bald eagles in Allegheny County," said Gary Fujak, Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer for western Allegheny County.

2010-04-20 15:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2010-11, including broad changes to deer, bear, turkey and small game seasons.

2010-04-16 13:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) Rick Finnegan recently completed two cases involving the illegal killing of a tundra swan and a white-tailed deer in Sullivan County. Jesse Richart, 21, of Forksville, Sullivan County, was cited for illegally killing a tundra swan in March of 2009 in northern Sullivan County.

2010-03-25 08:10:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With 35 years of service to the Commonwealth's wildlife and hunters and trappers, Pennsylvania Game Commission Deputy Executive Director Michael W.

2010-01-26 13:13:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Game Commissioners today elected new officers during its annual reorganization for 2010. Game Commissioner James "Jay" Delaney Jr., of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, was elected president.

2009-12-22 07:26:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its first meeting of 2010 on Jan. 24-26, in the auditorium of the agency's Harrisburg headquarters at 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81 in Harrisburg.

2009-12-08 09:43:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When is the largest bear killed in Pennsylvania's bear season not the largest bear harvested? When it is the largest bear killed over bait, which equals poaching. That's what happened when Charles W.

2009-10-23 07:52:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Southwest Regional Director R.

2009-10-06 09:46:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved a land exchange with the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) that is designed to enable the two agencies to better meet their respective public missions.

2009-08-10 10:43:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "long-arm of the law" caught up with George Isenberg Jr., 52, of Venetia, Washington County, who recently pled guilty of one count of unlawfully transporting illegal game into Pennsylvania, and concluded an investigation that began in January.