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Northeast Region Prescribed Burns

Use of Prescribed Fire in Wildlife Habitat Management (PDF)

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Seasonal Roads, Designated Routes and Snowmobile Trails

Seasonal Roads Open for Hunting & Trapping
Designated Routes for Horses and Bicycles
Snowmobile Trails

Public Shooting Ranges

Public Shooting Ranges in the Northeast Region

Field Reports - July 6, 2018

Bradford County Game Warden Blake Barth reports that three individuals were cited for capturing a raccoon, attaching a leash to the animal, and keeping it on the leash while it made repeated attempts to escape. There was no reasonable justification for their action. Each faces fines up to $1,000.

Montour County Game Warden Michael College reports a peregrine falcon was taken to the Red Creek Wildlife Center after it was found with a broken right wing. It was a juvenile bird and is believed to have nested and fledged at the Montour County Talen energy power plant.

Sullivan County Game Warden Rick Finnegan reports covert trail cameras placed on State Game Lands 66 in Colley Township captured images of several different ATVs operating unlawfully. Investigations are ongoing.

Susquehanna County Game Warden Mike Webb reports an individual pleaded guilty to shooting a turkey from his vehicle. The prosecution would not have been possible if a member of the public had not contacted the Game Commission to report the incident.

Susquehanna County Game Warden Mike Webb reports that bear complaints continue to rise and the majority of complaints revolve around damage to property. “Bear issues should be reported to the Game Commission immediately before the situation escalates and makes mitigation more difficult,” said Webb.