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Good Thinking
ELK — While helping biologists locate a turkey equipped with a transmitter, we parked one vehicle with other tracking devices in it at the top of a hill, out of the search area, and then took two other vehicles to the bottom of the hill, where the GPS monitor had previously indicated the bird should be. With both biologists operating separate tracking devices, we started hiking toward a signal on the hillside. We kept going farther up the hill, following the signal, but couldn’t find the bird. Finally, I just had to ask if it was possible we were tracking one of the transmitters in the parked vehicle. We had my deputy take the truck with the transmitters out the road a ways and, sure enough, we located the turkey at the bottom of the hill, not far from where we had started. WCOs get good stories about each other in Field Notes, but it isn’t often we get a good one on biologists. — WCO DICK BODENHORN, RIDGWAY

A Swim and Snack
N ORTHUMBERLAND/M ONTOUR — Last year I managed to get by without any bear incidents at all. Well, my luck has run out. In just one week this year I had had two roadkilled bears to pick up and process, and one that decided to go skinny dipping in a swimming pool. The homeowner thought it was comical and enjoyed the show until the bear was leaving the yard and took a birdfeeder in its mouth on the way out. — WCO RICKY DEITERICH, DANVILLE

Turkey Two-Step
FULTON — WCO Kevin Mountz and I captured some turkeys for the ongoing PGC study, and after I had a few turkeys under the net wrapped up and calmed down, I looked up and noticed Kevin performing a strange little dance step. I didn’t hear any music, though, and then I realized he was trying to stomp out the fire created by the rockets that had fired the net. — DEPUTY BOB STRAIT, BIG COVE TANNERY

Kamikaze Squirrel
TRAINING SCHOOL — I was fortunate to catch a flying squirrel in my live trap during small mammal trapping instruction. After an examination of it by the class, the trap was opened and the squirrel quickly made its escape up a tree. Two cadets were video taping the squirrel’s attempt to glide away when it suddenly glided toward an unnamed cadet, who backpedaled and then fell and rolled down a hill. Needless to say, that was caught on tape, too. — CADET LAURANCE E. HARRIS, HARRISBURG
AUGUST 2010

Highly Unlikely
W AYNE — Two men from Dunmore were cited for safety zone violations, as well as trespassing, after shooting at a deer behind a house. They both testified in court that they had obtained permission to hunt in the area from an elderly woman who lived next door to the witness’s home. This testimony sealed their fate, though, because the woman had passed away several years earlier. — WCO JAMES MCCARTHY, WAYMART
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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
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 15
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
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 22
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
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 29
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 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 46
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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