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Northeast Region


Northeast Region Prescribed Burns

Use of Prescribed Fire in Wildlife Habitat Management (PDF)



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 Noartheast Region

Field Reports - June 19, 2020

Wayne County Game Warden Adriel Douglass reports citations were filed recently for various violations on state game lands.

Monroe County Game Warden Praveed Abraham reports charging multiple individuals for riding ATVs on state game lands in his district.

Monroe County Game Warden Praveed Abraham reports investigating the shooting of an osprey near Evergreen Hollow Road in Effort. He is asking for those with any information about this incident to contact the Game Commission Northeast Region Office at 570-675-1143.

Sullivan County Game Warden Rick Finnegan reports four Individuals will be receiving citations stemming from an incident near Dushore. After seeing a coyote in a field from a pickup, the individuals exited the vehicle and shot the coyote. “It is unlawful to hunt through the use of a motorized vehicle and hunt someone’s property without permission, even if it is not posted,” said Finnegan.

Lackawanna County Game Warden Kevin Moran reports that illegal ATV activity has increased in Lackawanna County and several individuals were cited for riding ATVs on State Game Lands 300. “Patrols are being conducted to reduce illegal activity and to ensure the peace and tranquility of the game lands system for the hunters,” said Moran.

Lackawanna County Game Warden Aaron Morrow reports numerous citations were filed in the month of May for the unlawful use of ATVs on state game lands in his district.

Wyoming County Game Warden Vic Rosa reports several incidents of the unlawful use of ATVs on State Game Lands 57 in Forkston Township.

Pike County Game Warden Patrick Sowers reports an increase in littering on state game lands and state forest property.

Northumberland County Game Warden Derek Spitler reports a citation was filed against an individual for shooting a turkey and removing the bird from the hunting location before completing and attaching the harvest tag.

Susquehanna County Game Warden Mike Webb reports observing a good number of grouse throughout the county. “I have seen several grouse crossing roads and a fair number of them were heard drumming,” he said.