John Arway, executive director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and District 1 Commissioner Edward Mascharka III will make a presentation Sept. 8 during the Pennsylvania Steelhead Association’s monthly meeting.
The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the American Legion, 4109 W, 12th St. Doors open at 6:30. This and other monthly meetings are open to the public.
Arway and Mascharka — an Erie native recently named to the board of commissioners — will talk about the proposed Marcellus Shale severance tax as well as the Fish and Boat Commission’s existing and planned projects in northwestern Pennsylvania. District 1 includes Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties.
Mascharka sits on the commissioners’ boating, communications, fisheries, law enforcement and legislation committees.