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Westmoreland — A wildlife rehabilitator called me about a banded peregrine  falcon  that  was  injured near  Monessen. Through research we were able to determine it was a female from Rochester, New  York.  The  bird  was  the  granddaughter  of  the  original  pair  that  nested  at  the  University  of  Pittsburgh’s  Cathedral  of  Learning. Even though the peregrine did  not survive, it’s amazing to see the results  of our conservation efforts in restoring the  peregrine populations. — WCO matt luCaS, greenSBurg Butler — As a new WCO here in 1992  I benefitted from the wisdom of an experienced officer, Ned Weston. Over the course  of  the  next  couple  of  years,  Ned  would  often comment about my new technology  and say, “that’s not how we used to do it.”  As the years passed, to call into the region  office has gone from a collect call at a pay phone, to a cell phone, and now to an instant message with an onboard computer.  This computer system provides a wealth of information and is available to me in my  home office or on the road. I simply can’t  help but wonder what our forefathers from  1895 would say about all the technology. — WCO CHiP l. BrunSt, WeSt Butler Fayette/Westmoreland — I was amazed  to  find  a  20-pound  fawn,  complete  with  spots, killed along the road on January 11.  The local residents had seen the fawn in  the area for a week prior to its demise. — WCO JaSOn d. faraBaugH, SCOttdale WyominG — Deputy Jeff Pierce noticed  blood  on  the  tailgate  of  a  truck  as  we  passed, so we investigated and discovered  it was a person contracted by PennDOT  to  pick  up  roadkilled  deer.  Jeff  has  been  trying to get the Deputy of the Year Award  and thought this would help. It didn’t, Jeff. — WCO viCtOr rOSa, fleetville
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sullivan — Deputy Frank Miller retired  last December after serving more than 35  years  and  for  seven  different  WCOs.  He  was always dedicated and focused with a  positive  attitude,  and  quick  with  a  joke,  too.  Saying  that  Frank  will  be  missed  is  an understatement. Thanks, Frank, for all  of  the  help,  encouragement  and  quality  advice for the past four years. — WCO riCK finnegan, laPOrte A  review  of  the  habitat  work  completed  in  my  land  management  area  in  2011 reveals the importance of additional  funding from conservation organizations. Locally, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation  paid  invoices  of  more  than  $33,000 for lime, seed, fertilizer and herbicide used  to maintain food plots in the elk range. In  addition,  Pennsylvania  Wildlife  Habitat  Unlimited anted up $4,132 for lime applied  to food plots on State Game Lands 90 and 87 in Clearfield County, including 22 acres  being developed as new food plots on the  recently acquired Deemer Tract addition to SGL 87. The Susquehanna Local Chapter of  the  National  Wild  Turkey  Federation  provided  $1,260  through  its  Super  Fund  program for lime, fertilizer and seed to assist  with  maintaining  and  reseeding  wildlife  openings on SGL 90. — lmO COlleen m. SHannOn, gramPian
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012

Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012
History of the Whitetail
26 Days for a Gobbler
I Took a Stand
Enemies Among Us
The Smile Says It All
Wild Turkey Trivia
Wild Turkey Cures A Heartache
First VPA-HIP Habitat Project Nears Completion
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Fun Game
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - History of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 2
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 26 Days for a Gobbler
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - I Took a Stand
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Enemies Among Us
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - The Smile Says It All
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Wild Turkey Trivia
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Wild Turkey Cures A Heartache
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - First VPA-HIP Habitat Project Nears Completion
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - BB1
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Cover3
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Cover4
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