Pennsylvania Game Commission

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 31, 2018

SOUTHCENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission Bedford County Game Warden Jeremy Coughenour reports that unlawful ATV trails on cooperator property continue to be monitored by camera. Perry County Game Warden Kevin P. Anderson Jr. reports an increase in the number of calls from the public regarding sick or injured wildlife during the summer months. Cumberland County Game Warden John Fetchkan…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 17, 2018

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Allegheny County Game Warden Dan Puhala reports receiving many calls in recent weeks about sick or injured wildlife. Encounters with such animals should be reported to a Game Commission region office, or the local police department. Wildlife behaving abnormally may be diseased or injured. People can put themselves and their families at risk for…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 3, 2018

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Jefferson County Game Warden Roger Hartless reports that Disease Management Area 3, which is in Jefferson and Clearfield counties, has been expanded in response to three free-ranging CWD-positive deer detected within or near the DMA in 2017. Individuals who hunt or own camps in any of the DMA units need to be aware that…

Attacks and intrigue in Pennsylvania eagle nest drama

(Image courtesy of Pennsylvania Game Commission)Two bald eagles in York County, Pa., rose to social media fame four years ago after being featured on the state online eagle feed. Liberty and Freedom, as they were named by fans, quickly attracted a devoted following among wildlife lovers, who have watched, transfixed, as the eagle cam turned into a soap opera this…

Rescuers save two eagles, with talons locked, from frigid Pennsylvania river

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — Two bald eagles with their talons locked were rescued from a Pennsylvania river. Pennsylvania Game Commission says in a recent Facebook post that a woman and her 11-year-old daughter saw the two mature, males eagles floating along the banks of the Susquehanna River near Bloomsburg and contacted police. Columbia County Game Warden Rick Deiterich says the eagles…