Safety Briefings Set at Fort Indiantown Gap for Hunters, Anglers, and Wood Gatherers

Sep 13, 2011, 11:53 ET from Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Outdoor enthusiasts wishing to use Fort Indiantown Gap for hunting, fishing or wood gathering will be required to attend a mandatory safety briefing and pay an annual $30 user fee.  

The briefings will highlight the regulations for this upcoming season and are scheduled for the following dates and times in Building #8-80, off of Service Road, at Fort Indiantown Gap:
- September 18 at 2 p.m.
- September 20 at 7 p.m.

Participants need to attend only one briefing, which will last approximately two hours.

All fees collected are used for the protection, conservation and management of fish and wildlife at Fort Indiantown Gap, including habitat restoration and improvement, biologist staff and support costs, and related activities.

Individuals wishing to participate in outdoor recreation activities must bring a current driver's license, vehicle registration for each vehicle that will be used for wood gathering and/or hunting, and hunting/fishing license. Bringing photocopies is encouraged. Anyone under the age of 18 is required to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

For more information call the Fort Indiantown Gap outdoor recreation program coordinator at 717-861-2975, visit our website at or follow us on Facebook at

Media contact: Joan Nissley, 717-861-8720

SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs