Month: November 2014

“Deer” Santa–Gifts for Outdoors People

The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Outdoor Shop offers several NEW gift options for the holiday season. Pennsylvania Game Commission Game Cookbook, Second Edition  Back by popular demand, the Pennsylvania Game Commission released The Pennsylvania Game Cookbook, Second Edition. The mouthwatering small game, big game and migratory game bird…

The Story of Doe #151

Our deer biologists receive a lot of photos of deer. Last month they received one of a doe with an ear tag in it and found the doe had an interesting story. The deer team wrote this article to describe their discovery: Deer Tag…

Pennsylvania Elk

Pennsylvania Elk History Before settlers arrived in Pennsylvania, elk lived throughout the state, with concentrations in the northcentral and Pocono Mountains. By 1867, the species had been extirpated. Ultimately elk vanished from its former range which included New York and New England. Elk Restoration From 1913 to…

What to Do if You Witness a Wildlife Code Violation: 7 Tips

YOU can help protect wildlife by reporting violations to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Wildlife Conservation Officers cannot be all places at all times. The Game Commission relies on people like you to be the extra eyes and ears in Penn’s woods. What should you…