This months membership meeting has been postponed indefinitely due to the pandemic. We are not able to hold our meeting this month but are hoping the Month of May will be different. Keep in touch via Facebook and our website. We will post any new information we have via these mediums. Thank you and be … Continue reading April Membership Meeting
To Our Members, The governor of Pennsylvania recently ordered that all but "life sustaining" businesses in the state close as a result of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Due to this order, the Blair County Game Fish and Forestry Association and it's Board of Directors have taken the following action. Effective immediately: 1) All business related activities … Continue reading New info for our COVID-19 response 3/22/20
It was a very tough decision but to keep our members safe we must close at this time. We are going day by day and will post any updates as we get them. Feel free to email or Facebook message us for any issues. The grounds and buildings will be cared for by our live … Continue reading Per Governor Wolf’s order we must close temporarily 3/19/2020
Information is continually changing from the state and federal governments and we are trying to stay up-to-date on anything that affects our organization. Fact: State Government suggests nonessential businesses close for 2 weeks. Our status: Currently our pistol banquet, landowners Banquet and Muzzle Loader banquets are all cancelled. The ranges are still open as well … Continue reading Covid-19 Updates 3/16/20
We were just notified by the Game Commission that the class next weekend was cancelled due to order from the Governor. We will be looking at possibly rescheduling later this year. Keep checking with us for those dates.
As you've seen, two silver maple trees were tapped this year to try out the maple syrup process. Along with maple syrup comes the opportunity to cook the sap a little longer and create a maple candy. That's exactly what we did this past Saturday. We took 4 gallons of sap and boiled it down … Continue reading Maple adventure
Check out what's happening at the range in March! Youth Shooting on Mondays at 5:30pmPistol Shoots on Wednesdays at 6pmBottlecap Shoots on Thursdays at 7pmMuzzle Loader Shoot March 28th March special dates: 5th Membership meeting at 7pm (Maple syrup sampling)10th BWTA Meeting @ 6:30pm12th Auxiliary meeting at 6:30pm21st Hunter Safety Class 8-422nd Work day at … Continue reading Spring is just around the Corner!
We decided to boil down some of the sap today. Finished up after dark. Looks like this coming week might produce a lot of sap so we look forward to doing this again soon!
Last week we decided to tap a few maple trees near the stream and they have already produced a few gallons of sap as of this morning. While checking on the trees on this fine chilly morning the sky was wonderful. The image was not taken because of the sky however. You can't see it … Continue reading Crisp Morning Air 2/19/2020
Check out the newsletter in the original format here Blair County Game,Fish and Forestry 301 Riggles Gap Sportsmen Rd Altoona, PA 16601 ♦ 814-942-8522 Trap Shooting Tentatively, Sunday shoots start April 5th at 1pm. Shoots are open to the public. $4 per round (25 shots) $2 for youth. Summer months we shoot on Tuesdays at … Continue reading Winter/Spring 2020 Newsletter ♦ Issue 2020-1