Commisioners set to OK hunting seasons

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to meet April 23 and 24 at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters, where proposed hunting and trapping seasons for 2018-19 are expected to be approved.

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 23 meeting, and may register on a first-come, first-to-speak basis. PowerPoint presentations are not permitted during public comment periods.

On April 24 the board will take up its prepared agenda. Among other initiatives, commissioners will vote on final approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2018-19, as well as set allocations for 2018-19 antlerless deer licenses and elk licenses.

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