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April 9, 2020: State Game Lands "CCC" Camp To Be Recognized With Monument

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
Access Routes for Hunters with Disabilities (PDF)

Public Shooting Ranges

Public Shooting Ranges in the Noartheast Region

Field Reports - September 11, 2021

Columbia County Game Warden Justin Faus Reports an individual was recently cited in Columbia County for unlawfully shooting two black bears out of season. The man faces fines of approximately $9,000.

Bradford County Game Warden Praveed Abraham reports filing charges against two individuals for dumping personal property on State Game Lands 219. Fines for the two individuals charged are in excess of $2,000.

Luzerne County Game Warden Dale Ambosie wants to remind the public on the ill effects of feeding wildlife. Feeding wildlife can contribute to the spread of multiple diseases through direct or indirect transmission. A better way to help wildlife is to improve habitat around your property.

Lackawanna County Game Warden Jonathan Bowman reminds hunters to read the regulations before taking to the field this fall. There are always changes and updates.

Sullivan County Game Warden Rick Finnegan reports an 8-point buck and an antlerless deer were recently shot at with a crossbow in Elkland Township. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northeast Region Office or call the Operation Game Thief hotline.

Luzerne County Game Warden Jake Klinger reports recently seeing an increase of trash-dumping on state game lands. Citations have been filed against several violators. “These acts are taken very seriously,” said Klinger.

Pike County Game Warden Patrick Sowers reports an increased number of turkey sightings during the wild turkey survey period this year compared to previous years.

Susquehanna County Game Warden Mike Webb reports a rash of animals were submitted for rabies testing recently in his district and asks that sick animals be reported to the Game Commission.

Northumberland County Game Warden Michael Workman reports increased occurrences of trash-dumping on State Game Lands 84. Investigations are ongoing and the public is encouraged to notify the Northeast Region Office with any reports of illegal activity.