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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… Continue Reading “OutdoorsPA”

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… Continue Reading “A Story of Restoration”

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!

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… Continue Reading “Pennsylvania eBird”

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… Continue Reading “Snowshoe Hare Research”

Pennsylvania Game News for Everyone

The Pennsylvania Game News magazine is now available for free online. The Pennsylvania Game News is a monthly 64 page magazine about hunting and wildlife in Pennsylvania. It includes articles from Pennsylvania Game Commission staff and other outdoor writers, photos from the field, season updates, wildlife… Continue Reading “Pennsylvania Game News for Everyone”

Bald Eagle Live Stream

Get a bird’s eye view of a Pennsylvania bald eagle nest! Click play on the live stream video section of our homepage: and watch as the eagles care for three eggs in the Pittsburgh nest! We expect the eggs to hatch in… Continue Reading “Bald Eagle Live Stream”

Welcome to our blog!

Our mission at the Pennsylvania Game Commission is to manage wildlife and its habitat for current and future generations. Through this blog we will connect you with the wildlife of Pennsylvania by posting reports from the field. Check back for stories from biologists, wildlife… Continue Reading “Welcome to our blog!”