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County, in 1975. He earned a bachelor’s degree in wildlife management from West Virginia University in 1980.

Hough and his wife, Jodi, currently reside in Johnstown, Cambria County. They have four children: Nathan, Mackenzie, Whitney and Tanner.

28th Class of WCO cadets enrolled
THE Game Commission’s 28th Class of Wildlife Conservation Officer Cadets has begun training at the agency’s Ross Leffler School of Conservation, in Harrisburg. The 24 cadets will undergo 49 weeks of training, including field duty with veteran officers, before graduation in March 2011 — which will mark the 75th anniversary of the graduation of the agency’s first class of WCOs. “The 24 cadets were chosen from a field of more than 900 applicants,” said Carl G. Roe. “Those who pass will join a proud team of Wildlife Conservation Officers, and be entrusted by the public to protect and conserve Pennsylvania’s wildlife resources.” Cadets were selected through a series of written tests, interview boards and physical examinations. Training includes: wildlife management; law enforcement; legal procedures; physical fitness; firearms proficiency; unarmed self-defense; land management practices; computer skills; conservation education; and public relations. Upon graduation, each cadet will be commissioned a Wildlife Conservation Officer and given an assignment within the Commonwealth. Following a probationary period of at least one year, each WCO’s performance will be evaluated and, if acceptable, he/she will be granted permanent status. Of the 24 individuals enrolled, 13 have college or advanced degrees; six are veterans; nine have served as

LICENSE APPLICATION SCHEDULES; NO

BOBCAT DRAWING NECESSARY THIS YEAR

The first day resident antlerless deer license applications were accepted was Monday, July 12. For nonresidents, the first day applications will be accepted (mail only) is Monday, July 26. Applications for the first round of “unsold” tags (mail only; one unsold tag per applicant) will be accepted beginning Monday, Aug 2. For WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D only, applicants may apply for an unlimited number of unsold tags, by mail only, limit of three applications per envelope. If licenses are still available, county treasurers will begin accepting applications from residents and nonresidents for second “unsold” licenses (mail only) on Monday, Aug. 16. Over-the-counter sales (unlimited) in WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D will begin on Monday, August 23, in all other WMUs, Monday, Oct. 4. Antlerless deer licenses are $6.70 for residents, $26.70 for nonresidents. Elk license applications are being accepted through Aug. 27, with the drawing slated for Sept. 10. These applications may be made online, at the Game Commission’s website, or from any license issuing agent. The cost to apply is $10.70; license fees for those drawn are $25 for residents and $250 for nonresidents. As has been the case since 2003, applicants accrue preference points for every year they apply but are not drawn. No bobcat drawing is necessary this year because all licensed furtakers may obtain a bobcat permit, either online or from any license issuing agent, for $6.70.

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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
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 43
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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
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 53
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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