Game Commission

Governor's Executive Budget Program Measures

Number of hunting licenses sold
Total general hunting licenses sold for the applicable hunting season or fiscal year. PA Game Commission does not receive state appropriations. Hunting license revenue is an important funding source, accounting for approximately 32 percent of agency revenue in state fiscal year 2020. Hunting license sales is an important measure as it relates to the fiscal solvency of the agency so PGC can continue to increase investments in the management and protection of wildlife and its habitat.
Citations for violation of game laws
Total citations issued for the applicable hunting season or fiscal year. The variance in citations between years is a measurement of the results of law enforcement activities conducted to protect wildlife and its habitat for current and future generations.