Offering a nice patch, button or even a bumper sticker to those who purchase voluntary permits would help to advertise the sluggish program.
A Natural Perspective by Mark Nale
A chance antler find causes this blogger to investigate the variables affecting antler drop.
Elected officials' disconnect and a less-than-adequate job of public relations by the Pennsylvania Game Commission spells CWD woes.
Exercise is one benefit, but there are so many more.
Blogger reflects on the history of deer-hunting treestands at one productive location on his hunting property.
The spraying of roadside ditches with herbicide in a state park causes blogger to wonder – what were they thinking?
Pennsylvania's above-average rainfall translates into good September trout fishing.
The ability to recognize "touch-me-not" and use its medicinal powers could help rescue a late summer or early fall fishing or hunting trip.
It will be interesting to see how this management decision plays out and the rationale that the commissioners use to arrive at their decision. The implications are much broader than one 3.8-mile section of Penns Creek.
Users of a shared stream need to have understanding, consideration and good manners to ensure that everyone has a good day on the water.
Interactive map can be your guide to many pleasurable days astream.
Writer shares reflections about the natural changes that occur this time of year in the state.
Even though Pennsylvania regulations allow you to fish year-round on many streams, I still look forward to the opening day of trout season. Although now it should be more appropriately called the opening day of stocked trout season. Pennsylvania has…
Eagle releases highlight rehabilitators' mission.
Contrary to common rumors about 60-pound and even 70-pound coyotes, in Pennsylvania, coyotes rarely weigh over 50 pounds.
Watching birds for as little as 15 minutes could add to the scientific base of knowledge.
Field officers with a diverse set of duties need a better name than the antiquated and single-focused term "game warden.”
Be prepared to counter anti-hunting comments on social media. The future of hunting depends on it.
From a public relations perspective, the commission clearly lost points with its “customers” — the hunters and guides.
Migrating painted lady butterflies are at their highest numbers in many years.
Seems like many in Pennsylvania not tuned in to the season like hunters and anglers.
The white-winged tern, a Eurasian species, spent four days in Tioga County, attracting birders from many states and having a positive economic impact on the community.
A blogger examines death, destruction and rejuvenation of state game lands in Pennsylvania.
Normally found in Florida, Louisiana and Texas, it attracts birders from far and wide to central Pennsylvania.
Chronic wasting disease spreads and the situation worsens. It is time for more action from the Game Commission.
About This Blog
Mark Nale grew up in rural Bedford County, where he caught his first trout at age 6 and started accompanying his father rabbit hunting by age 10. His interest in outdoor sports and nature influenced his decision to earn BS and M.Ed degrees in biology education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. A member of the Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association, Mark’s articles and photographs have appeared in local, state, and national publications. Married with three grown children, Mark now hunts, fishes, and writes from his home in the wilds of Centre County.
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