Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 40

Conservation News
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License display requirement repealed

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O	LONGER	will	Pennsylvania	 hunters	and	trappers	be	required	 to	display	their	hunting	and	furtaking	 licenses	on	an	outer	garment.	With	the	 passage	of	House	Bill	735,	sponsored	 by	Rep.	Keith	Gillespie	(R-York)	and	 signed	by	Gov.	Tom	Corbett,	the	law	 took	effect	on	Feb.	13. “Since	 2003,	 the	 Game	 Commission	 has	 been	 supporting	 various	 drafts	of	legislation	sponsored	by	Rep.	 Gillespie	and	Rep.	Neal	Goodman	(DSchuylkill)	to	remove	this	antiquated	

requirement,”	 said	 PGC	 executive	 director	Carl	G.	Roe.	“With	the	new	 license	format,	this	change	in	law	will	 make	 hunting	 less	 complicated,	 improve	license	management	by	hunters	 and	trappers,	and	limit	the	inconveniences	and	troubles	associated	with	 lost	or	misplaced	licenses. Now	all	a	hunter	or	trapper	needs	 to	do	is	carry	his	or	her	valid	license	 in	 a	 wallet	 or	 any	 other	 convenient	 place	in	their	possession,	along	with	 any	other	valid	proof	of	identification.

Seedlings for landowners
AGAIN	 this	 year,	 the	 Game	 Commission,	through	its	Howard	Nursery,	 is	 making	 tree	 and	 shrub	 seedlings	 available	for	those	interested	in	helping	wildlife	on	their	properties.	Orders	 will	be	received	through	April	20.	 “Our	 seedlings	 are	 suitable	 for	 a	 variety	 of	 uses,	 such	 as	 wildlife	 food	 and	cover,	watershed	protection,	soil	 erosion	 control,	 and	 for	 reclamation	 of	 disturbed	 areas,	 such	 as	 surface	 mine	 site	 and	 utility	 right-of-ways,”	 said	Annetta	Ayers,	Howard	Nursery	 superintendent.	 “Here	 at	 the	 nursery	 we	 strive	 to	 offer	 the	 finest	 tree	 and	 shrub	 seedlings	possible	that	best	provide	for	the	 various	 needs	 of	 wildlife,	 including	 food	 and	 shelter.	 All	 of	 our	 stock	 is	 inspected	 annually	 by	 the	 state	 Department	of	Agriculture	and	certified	 to	be	disease-free.” The	nursery	sells	seedlings	in	units/ bundles	of	25.	Orders	of	12	more	total	 units	receive	discounted	pricing.	Prices	are	as	low	as	$3.75	per	unit	of	25	 seedlings	(15	cents	each). Species	available	are:	eastern	white	 pine;	red	pine;	white	spruce;	Norway	 spruce;	Douglas	fir;	eastern	hemlock;	 arborvitae/northern	white	cedar;	blue	 spruce;	 common	 elderberry;	 silky	 dogwood;	graystem	dogwood;	flowering	 dogwood;	 arrowwood	 viburnum;	 American	 highbush	 cranberry;	 buttonbush;	 winterberry;	 sawtooth	 oak;	 scrub	 oak/bear	 oak;	 pin	 oak;	 mixed	 northern	red	oak	and	black	oak;	white	

Pennsylvania Game Commission: Managing wild birds, wild mammals and their habitats for current and future generations.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012

Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012
History of the Whitetail
Contents
Slow Down
Unconventional Calling Bags Bedford County Longbeard
Cabling with Grandsons
Dumpster Bears
Two for a Turkey
Operation Talon
Passing It On
Hunting Small Woods Turkeys
Gene Nelson — Man Who Didn’t Quit
How Young is that Forest?
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 - March 2012 - Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - History of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Slow Down
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Unconventional Calling Bags Bedford County Longbeard
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Cabling with Grandsons
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Dumpster Bears
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Two for a Turkey
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Operation Talon
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Passing It On
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Hunting Small Woods Turkeys
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Gene Nelson — Man Who Didn’t Quit
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - How Young is that Forest?
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 42
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 47
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 48
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 64a
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 64b
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Cover3
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