Month: April 2014

OutdoorsPA

Have you heard OutdoorsPA on the radio? Pennsylvania Game Commission staff provide seasonal and timely outdoor information on this radio program. Radio PA works in partnership with the Pennsylvania Game Commission to provide important wildlife management information to thousands of enthusiasts each and every…

A Story of Restoration

Strip mining began in Pennsylvania in the 1940s. A strip mine results in the removal of vegetation, dirt and rocks to gain access to coal and other mineral deposits. The Pennsylvania Game Commission began purchasing the land in Elk County that came to be known as…

Hunter & Trapper Scrapbook

We would like to congratulate the successful Pennsylvania hunters and trappers of 2013-14! If you’d like see some Pennsylvania trophies visit our 2013-14 Hunter & Trapper Scrapbook! http://bit.ly/Qt29n6

Pennsylvania eBird

Biologists from the Pennsylvania Game Commission often write articles for the Pennsylvania eBird website. Pennsylvania eBird is a site that experienced birders use to monitor bird population trends, migration updates and seasonal information. The Pennsylvania eBird portal gives the agency an opportunity to engage the Pennsylvania…

Snowshoe Hare Research

This handsome hare was captured Thursday in a recently started two-year study by the Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at Penn State. In the study, researcher Laura Gigliotti is working with Dr. Duane Diefenbach on a master’s project looking at snowshoe hare…