Saturday, February 22, 2020

Game Commission To Host Briefing On Status Of Atlantic Flyway Waterfowl Populations March 6 In Venango County

Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on March 6 on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and proposed federal frameworks for the 2020-21 waterfowl hunting seasons.
The briefing will begin at 1 p.m., at the Game Commission Northwest Region Office, 1509 Pittsburgh Road, Franklin in Venango County.
In addition to reviewing frameworks established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for upcoming waterfowl and migratory bird seasons, Game Commission staff will provide updates on current and planned research and management programs, as well as past hunting results.
Public comments will be accepted at the meeting; by sending a letter to: Pennsylvania Game Commission, Bureau of Wildlife Management, 2001 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797; or send via email through
Based on public comments and results of previous hunter surveys, Game Commission staff will prepare and present recommended waterfowl and migratory bird seasons, bag limits and related criteria to the USFWS for final approval.
All migratory bird-hunting seasons and bag limits must conform to frameworks set by the USFWS. States select their hunting seasons within these established frameworks.
All selections will appear in the 2020-21 Pennsylvania Hunting & Trapping Digest.
For more information, visit the Game Commission’s Pennsylvania Waterfowl webpage.
[Posted: February 22, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

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