Welcome to Central Pennsylvania’s Pheasants Forever Chapter

“The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of Pheasants Forever was founded in March 2008 to restore local wildlife habitat in Central Pennsylvania. Our goal is to restore wetlands, streams, stream buffers and uplands with a focus on restoring upland bird habitat and establishing a local, huntable wild pheasant population.”

Use the links to the left to learn about Pheasants Forever, our local projects, and our Chapter events. Also, check out our Pheasant Trapper, Jesse’s YouTube site to see him in action! If you have additional questions, please contact one of the Officers or the webmaster. Click here to check out the National Pheasants Forever website.

Volunteers Needed! If you are interested in becoming a committee member, let one of the current Officers know or call Jesse at (814) 598-9789.. We need help planning chapter events such as our Membership Banquet, youth events, clay shoots or other fundraising events. Can you plant trees or run a tractor? We need volunteers to assist in our habitat restoration projects as well.

Our meetings take place at the Old Fort American Legion on the second Thursday of the month, starting at 630pm. 2928 Penn’s Valley Pike, Centre Hall, PA 16828. If you’d like to join us, please contact one of the Officers.

2017 Annual Banquet – April 1st – Mountain View Country Club

Save the date! More information to come soon. Contact Jesse Putnam at 814-598-9789 (call or text) or Mark Thomas 814-241-8748 for more details and to save a seat. One of the feature prizes for the 2017 Annual Banquet will be a 5 Day South African Hunting Safari, donated by one of our Sponsors, Wild Wildebeest … Continue reading 2017 Annual Banquet – April 1st – Mountain View Country Club

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2016 Year End Summary

The Central Pennsylvania Chapter (855) collaborated with the Central Pennsylvania Habitat Forever Crew, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Pennsylvania Game Commission and private landowners on several projects this year. Our work continued in Penns Valley on the Muddy Creek and Penns Creek riparian buffers by planting shrubs along the stream. We also did … Continue reading 2016 Year End Summary

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Dog Training Seminar with Lisa Price – February 25th, 2017

STATE COLLEGE, PA – The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of Pheasants Forever is sponsoring a “Dog Training Seminar with Lisa Price” on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Fox Gap Rod and Gun Club in Rebersburg. Lisa Price is a pointing dog trainer who focuses on preparing dogs to hunt … Continue reading Dog Training Seminar with Lisa Price – February 25th, 2017

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2016 Wing Ding and Youth Pheasant Hunt

STATE COLLEGE, PA – The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of Pheasants Forever will hold a Wing Ding on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the Old Fort American Legion. The chapter will also present a habitat project update. There will be all-you-can eat chicken wings, raffles and prizes. Cost is $20 / person. Doors will open at 5:30 PM. Proceeds will … Continue reading 2016 Wing Ding and Youth Pheasant Hunt

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2015 Year End Summary

During 2015, our chapter planted and restored 36 acres of nesting cover, managed 1 prescribed burn, restored 6.75 acres of wetlands, planted 19 acres of pollinator habitat and planted 7,000 trees and 8,000 shrubs. These projects were all completed by crews and volunteers from Centre, Clinton, Snyder and Union Counties. We are also working on … Continue reading 2015 Year End Summary

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