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popular item is the bluebird, chickadee or wren box, which measures 11 x 6 x 9 inches, and costs $7, plus s&h. For the do-it-yourselfer, the Game Commission has a “Woodcrafting for Wildlife” book for sale ($5.66 plus tax and shipping and handling) that includes plans for 26 different nesting structures for a variety of wildlife species and different habitat types. Also available are two publications that highlight bird watching. The first, “Annotated List of the Birds of Pennsylvania (Second Edition),” written by Franklin and Barbara Haas, sells for $6, plus tax and s&h. This 50-page booklet is a comprehensive listing of where and when each species of bird in Pennsylvania is likely to be found. Each species listing includes a seasonal/regional bar graph and a brief description of the species’ status. A great book for everybody interested in Pennsylvania birds, and a most useful companion to any of the popular field guides. Second, is “Birds of Pennsylvania,” by Franklin Haas and Roger Burrows. Featured are 295 of the bird species most likely to be found here. Each species account includes at least one detailed color illustration and covers natural history, the species range here, preferred habitat, songs, best sites for viewing and much more. “Birds of Pennsylvania” is $17.92, plus tax and s&h. “Woodlands and Wildlife” and “Wetlands and Wildlife,” $3.77 each, provide habitat improvement recommendations for wild birds and mammals that landowners can incorporate into their landscaping plans. These and other items can be purchased through “The Outdoor Shop,” on the agency’s website, or by writing Pennsylvania Game Commission, Department MS, 2001 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797. Youth Program Builds Conservation Leadership in Pennsylvania Are you a high school age student interested in spending a week in the field learning about wildlife research and conservation and, at the same time, developing leadership skills? If so, then Wildlife Leadership Adventures may be just for you. The Wildlife Leadership Adventures is held at Raystown Lake in Huntingdon County, where students not only learn about wildlife through hands-on field experiences, but also to develop leadership skills such as public speaking, critical thinking and team work. Participants work in teams throughout the week and spend time with education and media professionals learning how to communicate with the public via public presentations, displays, radio, television and print. The 2009 camp will be held July 7-11. Tuition is $350, which includes room, board, and educational materials. Don’t let tuition costs stop you from applying — scholarships are available to help defray tuition costs. Scholarship application information can be found on the general application form. The application deadline is April 15, 2009. For more information and to download application materials visit www.PICEweb.org and follow the Youth Programs hyperlink or contact PICE at mkittell@piceweb.org; 570-245-8518. APRIL 2009 45
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009

Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009
Life & Times of the Whitetail
Contents
A Novice, Yes, But That’s Okay
Forestry & Wildlife
Raccoon & Beaver Tales
Spring Gobbler Double Take
The Old Man, Torment to Serenity
The Bender Fields
Death of the Turkey Jinx
WLA is Solid Gold
Wetlands for Wildlife
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Fun Game
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Life & Times of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - A Novice, Yes, But That’s Okay
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Forestry & Wildlife
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Raccoon & Beaver Tales
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Spring Gobbler Double Take
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - The Old Man, Torment to Serenity
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - The Bender Fields
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Death of the Turkey Jinx
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - WLA is Solid Gold
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Wetlands for Wildlife
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 42
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 47
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2009 - Crossings
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