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implements of the crime are their penalties for the serious wildlife offender, as well as appropriate revocation of hunting privileges. “More important, the 32 other states that belong to IWVC will honor the Colorado revocation in their states, including our neighboring states of Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia.” Palmer said this is one more example of why the Game Commission continues to support House Bill 1859, sponsored by House Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Edward G. Staback, which would increase fines and penalties for specific wildlife violations, as well as House Bill 1832, sponsored by Rep. Marc Gergley, and Senate Bill 12, sponsored by Sen. Rich Alloway, which would enable Penn- sylvania to join the IWVC. “Because Pennsylvania is not a member of the Interstate Wildlife Violator’s Compact, there is nothing keeping habitual, serious offenders in other states from hunting in Pennsylvania,” Palmer said. “Because these defendants are barred from hunting in their home state of West Virginia and those surrounding it, except for Pennsylvania, they may very well hunt here. “Coupled with lower fines and penalties for poaching, as more states enact the legislation necessary to join the IWVC, Pennsylvania is one of the last few states left where these offenders can continue to hunt while on revocation in the majority of states, creating the risk of Pennsylvania becoming a ‘Poacher’s Paradise’.” WILDLIFE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY – AN EXPERIENCE UNMATCHABLE Like to spend a week in the field this summer, learning about wildlife from the top wildlife biologists and managers in the state? The Wildlife Leadership Academy is looking for high school age students interested in learning more about conservation and ultimately becoming ambassadors for conservation in their home communities. Each WLA field school focuses on a single wildlife species. The first field school “PA Bucktails,” focuses on white-tailed deer, a most popular species in Pennsylvania for wildlife watchers and hunters alike. This year, WLA adds a second field school, “PA Drummers,” focusing on ruffed grouse. Michele Kittell, the program coordinator, points out, “Our field school differs from other week-long programs. When applying, students agree to participate in at least three outreach activities in their home communities. We facilitate these outreach activities, encouraging students to participate in projects beyond the required minimum. The conservation outreach focuses on environmental education, community service, media contact, and/or participation in the arts. The goal of the WLA field schools is to provide the students with the tools and knowledge to become informed leaders for wildlife conservation now and in the future.” Applications are now available for the 2010 field schools. Interested students can find more information and an application at www.PICEweb.org. Application deadline is April 1. PA Drummers will be held at the Powdermill Nature Reserve in Westmoreland County on June 22-26. PA Bucktails will be held at Stone Valley Recreation Area in Huntingdon County on July 6-10. For more information, contact Michele Kittell at mkittell@piceweb.org or 570-245-8518. MARCH 2010
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010

Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010
Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Contents
The Scofflaws
The Last Shot
Hunters Connect with the Chesapeake Bay
Chasing the Dream
The Barberry Grouse
Mentored Youth Program Gobbler
The A Team
Hand-Me-Downs
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Fun Game
Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - The Scofflaws
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - The Last Shot
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Hunters Connect with the Chesapeake Bay
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 12
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Chasing the Dream
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - The Barberry Grouse
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Mentored Youth Program Gobbler
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - The A Team
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Hand-Me-Downs
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2010 - Crossings
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