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Outdoor

Trout stockings will be completed by this weekend

All pre-season and in-season trout stockings throughout Pennsylvania are expected to be completed by this weekend. That’s according to an update from Fish & Boat Commission Executive Director Tim Schaeffer during Tuesday’s Commission meeting which was streamed on Facebook. Schaeffer ...

Nice time for a co-habitat project

Many of us are looking for, or at least should be looking for, an enjoyable outdoors project. How about one that will do a world of good and last for decades? You can do this in your own yard if you have a lawn, or even a planter on the porch. There are acceptable ways it can be done on ...

Final 2020-21 hunting/trapping seasons

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners gave final approval this month to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for the 2020-21 license year. Highlights include: * Expanding Sunday hunting opportunities on three days – Sunday, Nov. 15, for archery deer hunting, Sunday, Nov. 22, ...

Game Commission’s FAQ for April

PGC COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (www.pgc.pa.gov) In an effort to protect public health and to reduce the overall spread of COVID-19, all Pennsylvania Game Commission offices are currently closed to the public. Below are some frequently asked questions our agency has put together to ...

Rewriting the definition of 2020

2020 marks the beginning of a new way forward in more ways than one. It’s the beginning of a new decade, one of which that is already filled with many uncertainties. The year is defined by Wikipedia as follows: “The 2020s (pronounced “twenty-twenties”) is the current decade in the ...

Allegheny River Cleanup may turn from spring cleaning to summer

This year’s collective spring cleaning may turn into summer cleaning. The 16th annual Allegheny Reservoir Cleanup was scheduled for May 9. But, like so many other things, the cleanup has fallen victim to the COVID-19 pandemic. During a Friday conference call, organizers discussed their ...