News from pennsylvania game commission A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jan 23, 2014, 14:16 ET

Winter Wildlife Feeding Suspected In Bull Elk's Death

Deer and elk are among the animals that can die if grains suddenly become part of their diets. A trophy bull elk was found dead earlier this...

Jan 02, 2014, 10:18 ET

Tests Confirm CWD Case in Pennsylvania

Ongoing surveillance detects disease in highway-killed deer from Bedford County.  A white-tailed deer that was killed by a vehicle in...

Dec 17, 2013, 14:16 ET

Game Commission Reminds Hunters To Report Deer Harvests

Taking a few minutes to submit a report makes a valuable contribution to deer management.  With the two-week statewide deer season...

Nov 22, 2013, 15:48 ET

Wait Is On For Late-Starting Pennsylvania Deer Season

Some big bucks await those heading afield for Dec. 2 opener.  Hunters are known for their great patience – and it's a good thing,...

Nov 18, 2013, 15:47 ET

Deer-Forest Study Proves You Don't Need Thumbs To Text

Text messages sent to and from GPS collars allow researchers to monitor deer movements.  Proof that texting is here to stay – deer...

Nov 08, 2013, 15:03 ET

Will Impressive Bear Harvest Trend Continue in Pennsylvania?

Expert says Pennsylvania's 2013 seasons hold promise, but hunters might need to up their efforts. Recent years have been some of the best on...

Nov 06, 2013, 15:21 ET

Man Charged For Fleeing, Colliding With Conservation Officers

Bradford County crash results in injuries; judge sets bail at $200K. A Bradford County man was in jail Wednesday afternoon on charges he sped...

Nov 01, 2013, 12:05 ET

Drivers Use Caution: Whitetails on Blacktop

With deer activity on the rise, Game Commission cautions motorists to stay alert. With deer becoming increasingly active, and daylight saving...

Oct 29, 2013, 13:52 ET

Bull Elk Shot Illegally, Reward Offered

Groups combine to pledge $3,800 for information leading to conviction in Elk County.  A reward is being offered in relation to a bull...

Oct 23, 2013, 15:21 ET

Don't Let Hunting Opportunity Slip Away

Prospective first-time license buyers must become certified, and do so soon. There's still time to take a hunter-education course, buy a...

Oct 18, 2013, 15:30 ET

New Edition Of Big Game Records Book On Sale

Pennsylvania's all-time ranking updated for 2013. Pennsylvania's official all-time ranking of trophy big-game animals has been updated for...

Oct 17, 2013, 15:55 ET

Autumn Makes Hunters A More Frequent Sight

Early muzzleloader, firearms deer seasons await. Autumn in Pennsylvania means a change of colors. And, aside from the flaring fall foliage,...

Oct 10, 2013, 14:13 ET

Federal Grant Creates Pennsylvania Game Commission Jobs

Applications being accepted for two hunter education and outreach positions. A spike in federal grant money available to wildlife agencies is...

Oct 09, 2013, 14:49 ET

Elk Celebration Enters Final Weekend

As bugling continues on Pennsylvania's elk range, there's one more chance to take part in events. Any time is a good time to visit...

Oct 07, 2013, 15:27 ET

Hunters Crucial To Deer-Forest Study

Those who hunt in study areas asked to register, share input. You can take a deer out of the forest, but you can't take the forest out of...

Oct 02, 2013, 15:33 ET

Game Lands Remain Open During 'Shutdown'

Pennsylvania hunters might find federal lands closed. The federal government shutdown that has closed national parks and other federal lands...

Oct 02, 2013, 12:42 ET

Game Commission Advertises Executive Director Opening

Position is due to become vacant when Carl G. Roe retires Jan. 17. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has advertised the soon-to-be-vacant...

Sep 30, 2013, 15:25 ET

Statewide Archery Season Begins Oct. 5

Pennsylvania Game Commission wishes bowhunters safe days afield. Pennsylvania's statewide archery deer season begins Saturday, Oct. 5, and...

Sep 27, 2013, 15:21 ET

Pennsylvania Bobcat, River Otter Management Plans Available For Review

Public has 60 days to submit comments to Game Commission.  Two wildlife-management plans drafted recently by the Pennsylvania Game...

Sep 24, 2013, 14:13 ET

Public Can Comment On Bald Eagle Proposal

Game Commission considers removing bird from threatened species list. The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is considering a...

Organizations in the News

The organizations with the most activity in PR Newswire's News Room

ReportBuyer
Research and Markets
Investor-Edge