Allegheny National Forest Implements Actions to Address Chronic Wasting Disease

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service has signed an order to temporarily restrict wildlife feeding on the Allegheny National Forest in northwestern Pennsylvania. The restriction will be in place for one year and only applies to activities on National Forest System lands. The order prohibits feeding wildlife or laying or placing any food, fruit, […]

Sean Holjencin Harvests First Coyote in 10-Day Statewide Coyote and Crow Hunt

Sean Holjencin, well-known coyote hunter here in northern Pennsylvania, registered the first coyote in Rolfe Beagle Club’s 10-Day, Statewide Coyote and Crow Hunt.  Sean harvested a large male coyote with lots of black in the fur.  The coyote tipped the scale at exactly 37.0 pounds. Sean was hunting in the Kersey area in Elk County […]

RGS Women’s Introduction to Wingshooting Graduates Seventeen Women at the Mt Jewett Sportsmen’s Club

The Women’s Introduction to Wingshooting, sponsored by the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS), graduated seventeen women at the Mt. Jewett Sportsmen’s Club in Mt. Jewett, Pa. Nineteen women from across the Commonwealth registered for this popular beginners’ shotgun and shooting training. The women graduates were from the following areas: Centre County – Terra Elk County – […]

Route 219 Resurfacing Project Starting Next Week in McKean County

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced a start date of Thursday, August 19, for a resurfacing project along Route 219 near Lantz Corners in McKean County. The project will improve the ride quality and extend the life of four miles of roadway in Hamlin and Lafayette townships. Traffic will be restricted to a single […]

Chukar Challenge Coming in September at the Rolfe Beagle Club in Johnsonburg, PA

On Saturday, September 18, the Rolfe Beagle Club will once again host the famous Chukar Challenge from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Members of the Upland Bird Hunt Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will be managing the Chukar Challenge.  Only 24 registrants will be accepted.  The Rolfe Beagle Club is located at 1016 Long […]

Roach-Bauer Forestry Forum to Meet Thursday, October 14, at Grandma Bair’s Conference Center in Kane, PA

The October 14, 2021 Roach-Bauer Forestry Forum is pleased to announce that Andrea Korman, Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Biologist with the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), will present an update on the latest developments of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in cervids (deer family) in Pennsylvania.  This presentation is particularly relevant now that CWD is found north […]