Game Commission’s 2019 ‘Cabin Fever Sundays’ Dates Set

Rail fence and rustic cabin in winter, Brown County State Park, Indiana

Looking for something outdoor-related and educational to do this winter? Mark your calendars for our 2019 Cabin Fever Sundays series! Three Sundays throughout the colder, wintry months, we will host a seminar for those itching to get some fresh air and learn more about an issue in which the Game Commission is involved.

Each of these events will take place at the Pennsylvania Game Commission Headquarters, located at 2001 Elmerton Ave. in Harrisburg, PA 17110. The doors will open at 12:30 p.m., and the presentations will begin at 1 p.m. and will each run about two hours in length.

Sunday, Feb. 10 – Woodland Survival

Pennsylvania State Game Wardens will discuss basic survival methods, materials and equipment that will help you stay dry, warm and safe on an unexpected overnight in the Pennsylvania woods. We’ll review how to create a minimalist everyday carry (EDC) survival kit that is always ready. The class will include outdoor demonstrations, so please dress appropriately.

Sunday, March 10 – Basic Winter Tree Identification

Pennsylvania State Game Wardens will provide basic instruction on how to identify common trees, shrubs and vines using a variety of field identification techniques that are utilized by wardens.  The class will include outdoor demonstrations, please dress appropriately.

Sunday, April 14 – Case Study of PGC Documentary, “Return of the Piping Plover”

Come to preview a documentary in progress and discover how Game Commission filmmakers do their work. We will focus on the Game Commission’s documentary film and do a case study of the “Return of the Piping Plover.” From idea conception, to shooting, script writing, program editing and equipment they use—come prepared to ask questions as well as discuss other films in our body of work.

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