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a degree in forest science, Putnam’s graduate training at Penn State had him conducting research with Jerry Wunz, the late PGC biologist who pioneered the trap and transfer of wild turkeys here. Putnam is a member of the Ruffed Grouse Society, DU, Woodcock Limited of Pennsylvania, Pheasants Forever and the Spring Mills Fish and Game Association. He also is a past president of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Wildlife Society, and a lifetime member of the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs. Schlemmer is CEO of Delmont North Industrial Park, which he created in 1979. “I plan to work with my fellow Board members and Game Commission staff, as well as elected officials and stakeholders in our Commonwealth’s wildlife resources and hunting and trapping heritage, to build on past successes,” said Schlemmer. “I have traveled to all corners of Pennsylvania and talked with many sportsmen’s clubs and other stakeholders about their thoughts on what direction our hunting and trapping heritage should take.” Schlemmer was graduated from Clarion University with a bachelor’s degree in biology, earth sciences and geography. He did post-graduate work under the direction of Woods Hole Institute at Solomon’s Island in Chesapeake Bay, which focused on pollution of the bay. Schlemmer also worked with biologists banding birds and studying owl and David J. Putnam hawk habitat at Presque Isle State Park. Schlemmer’s other public service includes his recent tenure as chairman of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation. He serves as a Department of AgriRobert W. culture representative Schlemmer, Sr. on the CWD Task Force. Schlemmer has been a Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer since 1974, and is a member of many sportsmen’s organizations. At press time, Ralph A. Martone of New Castle, was confirmed as a Commissioner as well, bringing the Board to its full complement. MANY HAVE ASKED HOW TO DISPLAY THE NEW HUNTING LICENSE While there is a new licensing system, the Game and Wildlife Code still requires a license to be displayed. Any change to the requirement can be made only by the Legislature, not the Game Commission. Although a bill was introduced to make such a change, at press time it had not been passed. While the law does require the license to be displayed, it does not stipulate that it be displayed on the middle of the back — as has been the case for decades — because that stipulation is not printed on the new license. As it stands, the license may be displayed anywhere that it is visible on the exterior of the person while hunting. In practice, hunters would be wise to display their licenses as securely as possible, to protect them from being lost during the rigors of hunting, and the best way to do that is most likely to display the licenses in the middle of the back, in the same holders that have been used in the past. SEPTEMBER 2009 41

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009

Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009
Contents
Hunting Low for High Country Bears
Double Eagle
Life & Times of the Whitetail
What is Public Access?
Fulfilling a Dream
Wild Goose Chase
Hunter Education Celebrates 50
The Old Beech Tree
Handguns for Bushytails
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
Trapper’s Tips
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Life & Times of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Hunting Low for High Country Bears
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Double Eagle
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - What is Public Access?
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Fulfilling a Dream
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Wild Goose Chase
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Hunter Education Celebrates 50
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - The Old Beech Tree
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Handguns for Bushytails
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Trapper’s Tips
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2009 - Cover3
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