Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 46

Northeast: Wayne, 208 (93); Sullivan, 180 (57); Bradford, 126 (38); Pike, 116 (134); Luzerne, 99 (58); Susquehanna, 92 (41); Monroe, 88 (69); Wyoming, 57 (22); Carbon, 45 (35); Columbia, 26 (20); Lackawanna, 25 (19); and Northumberland, 11 (3). Southeast: Dauphin, 46 (20); Schuylkill, 34 (27); Lebanon, 13 (7);

Northampton, 4 (7); Lehigh 3 (0); and Berks, 2 (2). According to the final reports, 88 bears weighing 500 pounds or more were harvested during the three seasons, and 25 surpassed the 600-pound mark. The top 10 bears processed at check stations all had estimated live weights that exceeded 678 pounds.

Eagle Scout makes a difference
By Dan Lynch
Southeast Region Wildlife Education Specialist

I sent the project plans to Teddy and suggested that such a blind would make a cool project. For the blind to be most useful, though, it would need to be portable. Teddy and his father, Ted, modified the plans, and with a small team of helpers they created a portable version in September. I met Teddy at his home and several of us put the blind together and took some pictures. Teddy did a great job, and the blind is now available to those hunters who could use it. The blind fits in the back of a standard pickup truck and requires at least two people to set it up. Any wheel-chaired hunter should have no problem entering and hunting from the blind. The Game Commission wishes to thank Teddy and his crew for building the blind and, most importantly, making a difference for hunters. For more information about free use of this blind contact me, at the SouthL to R, Shawn Evans (project crew member), Dan Lynch PGC, east Region Office, at Teddy Rizzo and father Ted Rizzo. 610-926-3136.
46 GAME NEWS

TEDDY RIZZO, an Eagle Scout candidate from Robesonia in Berks County, wanted to do something special for those less fortunate. He contacted the Game Commission and asked me if there were any projects he could complete for his Eagle Scout award. I had recently been looking at the National Wild Turkey Federation’s website and noticed a description of a wheel-chair accessible hunting blind.



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
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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
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 11
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - The Smile Says It All
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Wild Turkey Trivia
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Wild Turkey Cures A Heartache
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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
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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
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - May 2012 - Crossings
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