Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 37

PGC maintenance supervisor Scott McKinley and I were working on SGL 45 when he stopped the truck and I got out and hooked a chain on a tree that had fallen across the roadway. After completing the task and getting back in the truck, Scott said he couldn’t find the code for that task in our weekly time sheets. Then he quickly said, “Oh, here it is.” I asked him what the code was and he replied “training a new land manager.” And to think I just gave him my last brownie before we stopped to move the tree. — LMO MariO L. PicciriLLi, LinesviLLe Fayette — After collecting information from several ATV riders on SGL 51, it became apparent that one of the riders was celebrating his birthday. His birthday cheer was quickly spoiled by the issuance of a citation for the illegal ATV operation, but the rider indicated it would cheer him up to see a Field Note about the encounter. Well, here it is and happy birthday, Keith. — WcO JasOn D. Farabaugh, scOttDaLe

Thinks He’s Funny

MiFFLin — I handled a lot of nuisance bear calls over the summer. It looks like it should be a great year for bear hunting in Mifflin and Juniata counties. — WcO JeFFrey g. MOck, LeWistOWn

Hunt Here

Wish Granted

Luzerne — After capturing five bears in five days at the same location, I began to wonder about the abundance of the local population. Two of the five were mature females, and all but one was radio collared. It will be interesting to see if they disperse. — WcO Dave aLLen, MOuntain tOP Lehigh — PGC Wildlife Education Supervisor Dan Lynch and I did a program at a school in Allentown. When Dan asked the students how many counties there are in Pennsylvania and got no reply, he told them there were 67. He then asked the students what county they live in. There was an immediate response of “one” from the group. — WcO kevin haLbFOerster, sOutheast regiOn OFFice
august 2011

Bunch of Bruins

Everyone Got a Chuckle

P hiLadeLPhia — I was contacted by the Philadelphia Police about a beaver in downtown Philadelphia. There was a storm the night before and there was some flooding in the city, so I thought maybe it could be a beaver. While in route, on the radio I heard the officers say they had the beaver in custody, and it was in back of the wagon until the “game warden” got there. I thought no way could they have caught a beaver and have it in one of their patrol vehicles. WCO Erin Czech of the Fish and Boat Commission was closer and met the police. She confirmed that the police did have a beaver. We ended up releasing it in the Delaware River. — WcO JerrOLD W. czech Jr., PhiLaDeLPhia ButLer — For the past four years a pair of mourning doves has nested in a hanging planter on my back porch. On Mother’s Day I discovered a dove nest on my grill’s stand. — DePuty WcO DanieL J. eshenbaugh, sarver
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Taking in a Phillies Game?

Fly Down Instead of Up



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011

Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011
Myths & Legends of the Whitetail
Contents
Squirrel Hunting Disease
Five Drives on Saturday
Two Merchants of Death
Family Tradition
High Tech Grouse Finds
The Future of Traditional Archery
Brunswick Barbeque
Whitetail History 101
Finally
Five Generations, One Gun
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 2011 - Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Myths & Legends of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Squirrel Hunting Disease
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Five Drives on Saturday
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Two Merchants of Death
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Family Tradition
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - High Tech Grouse Finds
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - The Future of Traditional Archery
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Brunswick Barbeque
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Whitetail History 101
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Finally
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Five Generations, One Gun
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 42
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 44
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 48
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - BB1
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Cover3
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2011 - Cover4
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