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Imagine sitting around a campfire listening to a group of friends share their passions, stories and connections to the great outdoors. At the Pennsylvania Game Commission, our passion is WILD, and “Call of the Outdoors,” the agency’s podcast, is all about wildlife, hunting, habitat and conservation efforts in the Keystone State. Each episode includes a unique look into a Pennsylvania wildlife-related subject, a few laughs, and is sure to leave listeners with a renewed sense of knowledge and pride in the work being done on behalf of wildlife. Join the campfire and explore lots of ways to promote and enhance Pennsylvania’s wildlife resources for current and future generations!

Call of the Outdoors Pennsylvania Game Commission

    • Wilderness
    • 4.9, 43 Ratings

Imagine sitting around a campfire listening to a group of friends share their passions, stories and connections to the great outdoors. At the Pennsylvania Game Commission, our passion is WILD, and “Call of the Outdoors,” the agency’s podcast, is all about wildlife, hunting, habitat and conservation efforts in the Keystone State. Each episode includes a unique look into a Pennsylvania wildlife-related subject, a few laughs, and is sure to leave listeners with a renewed sense of knowledge and pride in the work being done on behalf of wildlife. Join the campfire and explore lots of ways to promote and enhance Pennsylvania’s wildlife resources for current and future generations!

    Episode 5: “125 Years of Wildlife Conservation in Pennsylvania”

    Episode 5: “125 Years of Wildlife Conservation in Pennsylvania”

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission has been a national leader in wildlife management for 125 years! On June 25, 2020, the agency celebrates its 125th anniversary. In this episode, Pennsylvania Game News Editor and Game Commission Historian Joe Kosack leads listeners on a walk through the agency’s impressive natural history here in Penn’s Woods. In the...

    • 52 min
    Episode 4: “Celebrating 100 Years of Pennsylvania’s State Game Land System”

    Episode 4: “Celebrating 100 Years of Pennsylvania’s State Game Land System”

    On June 15, 2020, Pennsylvania’s State Game Lands System turned 100 years old! To celebrate, Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Habitat Management Bureau Director Pete Sussenbach shared a lot of details about our game lands system, which totals more than 1.5 MILLION acres of land today, [which is more than the entire state of Delaware]! Pete...

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 3: Can’t Stop The Hunt

    Episode 3: Can’t Stop The Hunt

    Michael Waddell is a well-known name in the hunting industry who got his start by winning a turkey calling contest. From there, he went on to guide and film many hunts and eventually founded “Bone Collector,” his show on the Outdoor Channel. He recently took a break from hunting turkeys in his home state of...

    • 47 min
    Episode 2-Getting the Next Generation’s Hands in the Dirt, featuring Blake Shelton

    Episode 2-Getting the Next Generation’s Hands in the Dirt, featuring Blake Shelton

    You know Blake Shelton as a country music superstar. You know him as a host on The Voice. Here is a chance to meet a different side of Blake – a passionate hunter, a longtime conservationist and someone who loves introducing new people to the great outdoors. In this episode, Blake shares that his late...

    • 45 min
    Episode 1-We are Hunters-Our Heritage is Deep

    Episode 1-We are Hunters-Our Heritage is Deep

    At the Pennsylvania Game Commission, our passion is wild, from the top on down. The “Call of the Outdoors” is the agency’s podcast, and the first-ever episode features Executive Director Bryan Burhans and Marketing Director Matt Morrett. Listeners will gain an inside look into the agency, it’s leadership and the strong hunting and wildlife traditions...

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

SavannieRose ,

Educational and fun to listen to!

As a hunter, wildlife lover, and conservationist of PA, these podcasts are so educational and fun to listen to. Even if you aren’t a hunter and just love to learn about the outdoors and the benefits of it, you’ll love this podcast.

I look forward to them every week!

Frank Lopresti ,

Informative & interesting

Whether, you consider yourself a hunter, sportsman, conservationist, or just someone who enjoys nature and the outdoors, give the “Call of the Outdoors” podcast a listen. I’m sure you will be entertained and learn something new.

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