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Couldn’t Resist
UNION — After baiting for a week we had a flock of about 120 turkeys coming to the site every day, and then we set up the rocket nets to capture and band some for the turkey study. On the day we were to begin the actual trapping, we got to the site early and everyone knew we had to be quiet, because the turkeys were roosting on the ridge just above the field we were set up in. Everything went smoothly and we were sure we’d capture a lot of birds. The best laid plans sometime go awry, though. We should have known better than to station PGC biologist Tony Ross in a law enforcement vehicle, as that was like putting an unsupervised kid in a candy store. Just after daylight, with the turkeys ready to come into the field, the vehicle Tony was in lit up like a fireworks display, with all the red, white and blue lights and the siren going off at the same time. Needless to say, no birds came to our bait that day. — WCO DIRK B. REMENSNYDER, LEWISBURG

Sorry I Asked
WASHINGTON — After 10 years with the PGC I’ve finally learned not to ask questions that I don’t want answers to. I was discussing bears with students at the Monongahela Elementary School when one student said that there are also brown bears in Pennsylvania. I explained that some black bears have different color fur, much the same way people have different color hair. I pointed to a young lady and stated to the class that she and I are both humans, but she had blonde hair. I then asked them what color my hair was. The class sounded off in unison — “gray!” — WCO RICHARD W. JOYCE, WASHINGTON

New Flavor?
CLEARFIELD — After finishing dinner one evening, my 6-year-old daughter Madison said, “Daddy, we got your favorite kind of ice cream, it’s called “Buck Footprints.” I told her that I think she meant Moose Tracks. — WCO DAVID A. CARLINI, CLEARFIELD

Fitting Tribute
The Somerset County League of Sportsmen Clubs purchased 32 apple trees to plant on SGL 82, as a memorial for deceased WCO Stanley Norris. The work was done with Game Commission personnel and volunteers from local clubs. — LMO DAN YAHNER, LORETTO

Got Me!
BERKS — Waterways Conservation Officer John Sabaitis happened to be at the Southeast Region Office while I was purchasing my fishing license. I didn’t know that a plan had been hatched between him and Linda, who was selling me my license, to tell me I was on revocation. When Linda swiped my driver’s license, I could hear an audible bonk, which is the same noise my computer makes when something isn’t working. Without missing a beat Linda looked at me and said, “Do you know you’re on revocation?” Apparently, the look on my face was priceless. — WCO DAVE BROCKMEIER, MOHNTON
GAME NEWS

Road Trip
TRAINING SCHOOL — On a recent class trip we toured the new elk visitors center at Winslow Hill. The center will feature an interactive theater, educational program area and several trails leading to some terrific elk viewing areas. It is expected to open in September. In case you are wondering, we saw plenty of elk. Plan to make the trip to the region in September. — CADET PHILIP WHITE, HARRISBURG
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010

Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010
Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Contents
Three Centuries and Counting
A Different Perspective
Trappin’ a Bobcat
Getting Extreme with Scent Control
Wills Mountain Scrub Oak Barrens Restoration
The Greatest Conservation Story in American History
Pennsylvania’s “Other” Fox
The Conneaut Lake Goose Chase
Looking Back Through Binoculars
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Three Centuries and Counting
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - A Different Perspective
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Trappin’ a Bobcat
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Getting Extreme with Scent Control
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Wills Mountain Scrub Oak Barrens Restoration
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - The Greatest Conservation Story in American History
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Pennsylvania’s “Other” Fox
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - The Conneaut Lake Goose Chase
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Looking Back Through Binoculars
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 47
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - NatureInse
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - NatureInse
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