September 29, 2012 RSS feed / Outdoors

Disease, drought threaten area wildlife

One of the worst fears in managing any game species is disease and one such threat is chronic wasting disease.  The Game Commission is working hard to keep our deer and elk populations free of CWD. More...

Forestry roads open for hunting

About two dozen gated roads criss-crossing state forest land in Cameron and Elk counties will be opened for public use during the regular riflfle deer season from Nov. 26 through Dec. More...

Outdoor education programs at Elk Center

Public education programs are scheduled this weekend at the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette. Details are available at 787-5167.  Geocaching is the topic for Saturday (today) at 3 pm. More...

Youth pheasant hunt planned Oct. 13

A youth (ages 12-16) pheasant hunt scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 13, sponsored by Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities.  Participants must have passed an approved hunter-trapper education program. More...

Sportsmen rethinking winter feeding

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association members held a long discussion of its winter wildlife feeding program. More...

Antlerless DMAP permits still available

Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) antlerless deer permits remain available through the Game Commission website, pgc.state.pa.us.   DMAP helps landowners manage deer numbers on their properties. More...