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Board of Game commissioners To meet September 25 & 26, 2017

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its fourth quarterly meeting of 2017, on September 25 & 26 at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area's Visitor Center located in Lancaster County at 100 Museum Road in Stevens, PA; 17578.

On Monday, Sept. 25, beginning at 9:30 a.m., the board will hear public comments followed by Game Commission staff reports. Individuals interested in offering public testimony – limited to five minutes – can register beginning at 8:45 a.m. on a first-come, first-to-speak basis. PowerPoint presentations are not permitted during the public comment period.

On Tuesday, Sept. 26, the board will take up its prepared agenda at 1:00 p.m.. A tentative agenda will be posted about two weeks prior to the meeting.


Upcoming meetings of the Board include:

Working Group Meetings: Tentatively scheduled for August 28, 2017



Field Days: Spring & Summer

Field Days introduce participants to outdoor sports such as archery, trapping, and hunting through closely supervised hands-on activities. An adult must accompany all youth participants and can accompany more than one youth. Please ensure that your child meets the age requirements of the Field Day that you are registering for, as each event is different. If you are interested in hosting a Field Day, please contact

Hunter-Trapper Education Classes: January - November
This six-hour training is required by law for all first-time hunters and trappers before they can buy a license. You must pass a certification exam at the end of the class to complete this training. Check the class calendar to find a course near you. An online course is An online course is available at any time for those who are at least 16 years old.


September 24 - National Hunting & Fishing Day, Lancaster County; 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Come join us for the annual National Hunting & Fishing Day Celebration at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area Visitor Center. Featured events and activities include live bird of prey demonstrations and programs, exhibits and displays from local sportsman’s organizations, bird dog demostrations, archery shooting, muzzleloader shooting, reptile and amphibian displays, youth fishing, and a venison roast courtesy of the Izaak Walton league. It is a day for the entire family to enjoy! Rain or Shine. Free Admission. 100 Museum Road in Stevens, PA; 17578. Call 717-733-1512 for more information.