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WADE MADER, center; his father TOM, back; and friends Kolton Conrad, left, and Billy Pook, right, install viewing platforms overlooking a pond at PGC headquarters in Harrisburg. The undertaking was part of Wade’s Eagle Scout project. Not pictured are Tyler and Sterlin Werkheiser, Cameron Cassell and Mike Kennedy who also assisted Wade.

or adjacent to this Commonwealth, he will have the emergency authority to: prohibit the importation of high-risk cervid parts from areas that are known to harbor CWD; and define and designate Disease Management areas (DMas) in this Commonwealth. Once a DMa is designated, the executive director will be able to use his emergency authority to take several actions, including: allowing the taking of cervids without regard to established seasons and bag limits and methods of take; requiring mandatory checking of hunter-killed cervids; prohibiting the removal of high-risk cervid parts; prohibiting the rehabilitation of cervids; prohibiting the use, collection, possession and exportation of cervid urine-based attractants; prohibiting the feeding of cervids; and prohibiting any new permits to possess or transport live cervids. In such situations, it will be unlawful for any person to violate any provision of an Executive Order issued by the executive director. First identified in 1967, CWD is a transmissible spongiform encepha-

lopathy (tsE) that affects cervids, including all species of deer, elk and moose. It is a progressive and always fatal disease of the nervous system. scientists theorize CWD is caused by an agent called a prion. Prions are present in and shed into the environment by infected animals through blood, urine, saliva and tissue of the central nervous system. there currently is no practical way to test live animals for CWD, nor is there a vaccine. Clinical signs include poor posture, lowered head and ears, uncoordinated movement, rough-hair coat, weight loss, increased thirst, excessive drooling and, ultimately,

Contacting the Region Offices
Northwest — 814-432-3187 southwest — 724-238-9523 Northcentral — 570-398-4744 southcentral — 814-643-1831 Northeast — 570-675-1143 southeast — 610-926-3136

TIP Hotline: 1-888-PgC-8001. this number is only for calls concerning illegal killing of endangered species or multiple big game animals. all other calls should be made to the appropriate region number above.

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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
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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
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