Effort helps the Game Commission keep tabs on annual turkey production.
Pennsylvania – -(Ammoland.com)- The Game Commission again is seeking help from the public in surveying wild turkeys in August to get a handle on production statewide.
The third-annual Pennsylvania Wild Turkey Sighting Survey begins Aug. 1.
Through the month of August, turkey sighting reports can be made at www.pgc.pa.gov by clicking on “August Turkey Sighting Survey” in the Quick Clicks section, or through the Game Commission mobile app available at the Google Play Store or Apple’s App Store. To report through the app, select “Turkey Sighting Survey.”
The public is encouraged to report any turkeys observed during August. Information submitted helps the agency analyze spring turkey production. Participants are requested to record the number of wild turkeys they see, along with the general location, date and contact information should agency biologists have any questions.
“The turkey survey enhances our agency’s internal survey, which serves as a long-term index of turkey reproduction,” explained Mary Jo Casalena, Game Commission wild turkey biologist. “By reporting all turkeys seen during each sighting, whether it’s gobblers, hens with broods or hens without broods, the data help …Read the Rest