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04/01/2019

COMMISSIONERS TO APPROVE 2019-20 HUNTING, TRAPPING SEASONS

HARRISBURG, PA - The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to meet Monday, April 8 and Tuesday, April 9 at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters.

Both meetings begin at 8:30 a.m., with doors opening at 7:45 a.m.

Individuals interested in offering public testimony – limited to five minutes – can do so at the April 8 meeting, and may register on a first-come, first-to-speak basis. PowerPoint presentations are not permitted during public comment periods.

On Tuesday, April 9, the board will take up its prepared agenda. Among other initiatives, commissioners will give final approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2019-20, as well as set allocations for 2019-20 antlerless deer licenses and elk licenses.

The agenda for the April meeting is available at the Game Commission’s website www.pgc.pa.gov. Under “Quick Clicks,” on the left side of the homepage, select “Meetings of the Board & Upcoming Events,” then click the link provided in the description of the Tuesday, April 9 meeting.

The Game Commission’s headquarters is located at 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County.

Those unable to attend the meeting can watch much of it from home.

The meeting is scheduled to be live-streamed beginning Monday morning, immediately following the conclusion of public comments. The livestream can be accessed through the agency’s YouTube channel. In addition, the full board meeting on Tuesday is to be live-streamed beginning at 8:30 a.m.

MEDIA CONTACT: Travis Lau - 717-705-6541

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