PA Game Commission News

  • Pennsylvania Game Commission creates new position to fight CWD
    Wed, 26 Jul 2017 04:51:00 -0500
    Pennsylvania Game Commission creates new position to fight CWD The Pennsylvania Game Commission has created a new executive-level position to direct its efforts to limit the spread of chronic wasting disease. Check out this story on yorkdispatch.com: http ...
     
  • Game Commission hires CWD boss
    Wed, 26 Jul 2017 02:52:00 -0500
    HARRISBURG -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission has focused its attention on limiting the spread of chronic wasting disease through the state's wild white-tailed deer and neutralizing its threat to wild elk. The Game Commission has created an executive ...
     
  • Middle Creek impacted by Mariner East 2 pipeline spills
    Wed, 26 Jul 2017 01:59:00 -0500
    All of the spills have been stopped, according to DEP. The Pennsylvania Game Commission was made aware of the spills, spokesman Dustin Stoner said in an email. Each occurance was "promptly detected, contained, recycled, and mitigated," and none caused any ...
     
  • Firefighters assist with Black bear found in downtown Nazareth
    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:36:00 -0500
    When they arrived, crews found a 215-pound female black bear in a tree. Crews from the Pennsylvania Game Commission tranquilized the bear so she could be moved to a safer, more bear-friendly location. With the bear high in a tree, the game commission ...
     
  • State-Extirpated Piping Plovers Nest In Pennsylvania
    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 06:58:00 -0500
    “The return of nesting piping plovers to the Lake Erie shoreline demonstrates the resolve of the Game Commission and its partners to expand Pennsylvania’s wildlife community and bring back what time and imprudence had taken from the Commonwealth ...
     
  • Can PA Hunters Use Ozonics?
    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 05:52:00 -0500
    Ozonics Hunting, the founders and leaders of harnessing the power of ozone and oxidation technology through active scent control while afield, are pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Game Commission has given preliminary approval for the use of ...
     
  • Pennsylvania Fire Department Helps Rescue Tranquilized Bear Causing Stir in Nazareth
    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 04:57:00 -0500
    The state Game Commission and some firefighters rounded up a bear that caused a stir when it strolled through an eastern Pennsylvania city. The Nazareth Fire Department posted several pictures on its Facebook page after someone reported the 215-pound ...