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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.


Upcoming Virtual CWD Programs

The National Deer Association, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Wildlife Futures Program, will be hosting a series of VIRTUAL informational programs on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and CWD management starting in May. See dates below.

CWD Meeting Dates And Links To Register

Southwest Region - May 5, 2021, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register Here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZT1DrtlQRG-UNAlClClC1w

Northcentral Region - May 6, 2021, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register Here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eyVvWjcFR3-4un8Wt-37JQ

Northeast Region - May 11, 2021, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register Here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IeJviEYkTBC1FVImVRWXvw

Northwest Region - May 13, 2021, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register Here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_l6NuqnPKTGusKyGAwIhN4w

Southeast Region - May 17, 2021, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register Here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IiRCzkTIR_iDJ8BT329Dvw

Southcentral Region - May 18, 2021, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register Here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ps51q8o-Q0O_-4g83sBbHQ


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.