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Upcoming Events 


The Board of Game Commissioners will hold its third meeting of 2021, on July 23 and 24.

State guidelines to minimize the effects of COVID-19 will dictate whether the meeting is held virtually or in person. More details will follow.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. The board will hear reports from staff before picking up its prepared agenda, which will be available here about two weeks before the meeting.

Those wishing to submit comments for the board can email pgccomments@pa.gov. All submitted public comments will be sent to the board to be read and heard before the July meeting.

Recordings from past meetings can be viewed on the Game Commission's YouTube channel.

The next meeting of the Board is scheduled for October.


Wednesday, April 21; #FromtheField Duck Banding Webinar; Noon; online
Join Game Commission biologists From the Field as they highlight scientific research on ducks that occurs annually within Pennsylvania. We hope to keep the session within your lunch hour; it should last about 30 minutes. Registration is required and FREE. From the Field webinars are part of the Game Commission's virtual learning initiative – Wildlife on Wi-Fi. For more information contact: wildlifeonwifi@pa.gov.    

Recurring Events

HUNTER-TRAPPER EDUCATION CLASSES; January - November
NOTICE: Frequent updates due to COVID-19.  Visit the Hunter-Trapper Education webpage for additional information. 

FIELD DAYS; Spring & Summer

NOTICE: In an effort to protect public health and reduce overall spread of COVID-19, Field Days are being held in accordance with guidance on public gatherings from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. As guidance measures change, scheduled events may be affected.

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 recruitakid@pa.gov.