Church Run Culvert Replacement – Portion of Clarion River Road Closed During Construction

The US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service announced that the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and Millstone Township, with financial assistance from Elk County and Allegheny National Forest, will replace the Church Run culvert on the Clarion River Road (T-301). Church Run is a wild trout stream with a 1,3oo acre watershed. This project replaces a failing […]

Allegheny National Forest Roads Open for 2021-22 Hunting Seasons

The US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service will open over 100 Forest Roads for hunter access between September 25, 2021 and January 17, 2022, unless otherwise noted. Traditionally many of the normally gated roads are opened each fall to allow preseason scouting and legal hunting during Pennsylvania hunt seasons. The Interactive Hunting Map for planning […]

Allegheny National Forest ATV/OHM Trails

The US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service will close all all-terrain vehicle and off-highway motorcycle (ATV/OHM) trails on Allegheny National Forest at 11:59 pm on Sunday, September 26, 2021. ATV/OHM trails will remain closed through the fall, with the following exceptions: The Marienville and Timberline trails will be open for Columbus Day weekend to give […]

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 – […]

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 […]