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2013-04-16 08:23:24

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Game Commissioners on Monday added seven square miles to its state game lands. One land purchase, in the heart of the Poconos, was the agency's largest land acquisition in Luzerne County in more than 50 years. The Game Commission recently approved an agreement with PPL Electric Utilities Corp. to provide right-of-way licenses to construct electric transmission facilities across six state game lands - SGLs 38, 91, 135,...

2013-01-30 08:24:08

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved five agenda items that will increase the size of State Game Lands (SGLs) in Lebanon, Erie, McKean, Centre and Perry counties. In Lebanon County, the Board approved accepting a donation of three parcels amounting to 12 acres in South Lebanon Township, adjoining SGL 156, from Gary and Kathy Andrews of Lebanon. The three parcels are undeveloped and are forested with mixed...

2012-11-19 12:25:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission today announced an update to the "PA State Game Lands" app, which can be downloaded for most mobile devices through links on the Game Commission's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us). "Using a smartphone or tablet's built-in navigation features, this app provides turn-by-turn directions to destinations you select and includes destination-specific details such as WMU, county, acreage, hunting zones, hunting...

2012-09-06 06:21:43

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's efforts to highlight its ongoing habitat improvement initiatives, the public is invited to take part in upcoming tours of several State Game Lands between Sept. 22 and Oct. 14. All tours are free. "State Game Land tours provide the opportunity for those who enjoy nature to come out and talk with our employees - the people who are directly responsible for managing and protecting these...

2012-06-12 06:21:51

Game Commission food and cover crews begin season of wildlife habitat improvements; Illegal dumping and ATV use remain problems HARRISBURG, Pa., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2012-13 licenses, Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover Corps crews are focusing their efforts - and the agency's license revenues - on a massive amount of habitat improvement projects on the more than...