Pennsylvania Commissioners Identify Potential New Initiatives
Staff Directed to Prepare Reports About Possible New Opportunities for Mentored Youth
Pennsylvania -(Ammoland.com)- At the close of their meeting, the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners referenced items to be brought before the board in the coming weeks.
Commissioner James J. Delaney Jr., who represents Region 7 in northeastern Pennsylvania, asked staff to prepare a report on the possibility of adding cottontail rabbits to the list of species Mentored Youth are permitted to hunt. The Pennsylvania Beagle Gundog Federation in January requested the commissioners consider such a measure.
At the same time, Commissioner Brian Hoover, who represents Region 8 in southeastern Pennsylvania, asked that staff prepare a similar report regarding the possibility of adding mourning doves to the list of species that could be hunted by Mentored Youth.
Commissioner Timothy Layton, who represents Region 4, noted the Game Commission in the coming weeks will continue to meet and work with the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources about the Deer Management Assistance Program and the DMAP permits issued for DCNR properties. More information on the meeting will be brought back to future meetings.
Also, the board recognized …read more