TribLIVE

| State


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Carl Roe retiring as head of Pa. Game Commission

Daily Photo Galleries

By The Associated Press
Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 9:38 a.m.
 

HARRISBURG — Carl Roe is retiring as executive director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission in January.

Roe was hired as the agency's first-ever long-range strategic planner in 2001 and four years later was unanimously named executive director by the Board of Game Commissioners.

Roe developed the “Connect with Wildlife” slogan the commission has used for several years and led the state's transition to electronic hunting license sales. About 1 million hunters annually purchase electronic licenses.

Under Roe's watch, the state has seen a resurgence of its bald eagle population, the expansion of bear season to four days, and began its Mentored Youth Hunting Program.

Roe, who lives in Carlisle, plans to retire Jan. 17.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Pennsylvania

  1. Significant winter storm heads toward Northeast corridor
  2. Officials file to end lawsuit against Penn State, NCAA
  3. Nonprofit tax break proposal may get Pa. Senate committee vote this week
  4. Co-defendant in Philly doctor’s case wins new trial
  5. Brookville man gets 40 to 80 years for killing man, cutting body with saw
  6. Wolf nominates 2 more to cabinet
  7. Senate Finance Committee advances amendment that could affect nonprofit taxes