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2010-08-18 11:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the agency has made its selections for the 2010-11 migratory game bird hunting seasons and bag limits. Annual waterfowl seasons are selected by states from a framework established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Game Commission selections were made after reviewing last year's season results, waterfowl survey data, and input gathered from waterfowl...

2010-07-07 14:38:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, Aug. 6, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and proposed preliminary federal frameworks for the 2010-11 waterfowl hunting seasons. The briefing will begin at 1 p.m., at Haldeman Island (State Game Land 290). To access the meeting location, use the Game...

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...

2010-05-25 08:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summer recess for schools just around the corner, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is announcing a series of upcoming Project WILD professional development opportunities for educators and Scout and youth group leaders this summer throughout the state. Project WILD is an award-winning, international, hands-on conservation education program. Started nearly 25 years ago, Project WILD focuses on wildlife and the environment and how...

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. Following are several articles on meeting highlights. BOARD ADDS OTHER WMUS TO SPLIT RIFLE DEER SEASONS The Board of Game Commissioners gave final approval to a slate of deer seasons for the 2010-11 seasons that includes holding a...

2010-02-16 15:33:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today welcomed the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee's audit titled "The Deer Management Program of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, A Comprehensive Review and Evaluation." "We believe it was a thorough review of our program and we appreciate the constructive criticism," Roe said. "We welcome the conclusion that the overall scientific foundation of the Game Commission's...

2010-02-16 12:47:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today presented the agency's annual report to the General Assembly, and delivered testimony before the House Game and Fisheries Committee. To view a copy of the agency's annual report, please visit the Game Commission's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us), click on "Resources" in the menu bar under the banner on the homepage, then select "Reports/Minutes" in the drop-down menu, click...

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. First appointed to a full eight-year term on the Board in 2007, Delaney was elected vice-president in 2009. He also was elected to serve as board secretary in 2008. Game Commissioner Ronald Weaner, of Biglerville, Adams County, was...

2010-01-05 11:10:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are set to offer hunters the opportunity to participate in the second snow goose conservation hunt designed to help stem the growth of continental snow goose populations. Hunters must obtain a free snow goose conservation hunt permit and report cards from the agency to participate in the season, which will be held from Feb. 20 through April 3. To do so, hunters can access the "Snow Goose...

2009-12-31 07:49:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the agency has posted its new Strategic Plan on its website. To view the document, go to the agency's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) and click on "Resources," then select "Reports and Minutes," then choose "2009-2014 Strategic Plan." "This strategic plan will be used to guide the agency and its operations for the next five years," Roe said. "We developed...