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PGC Pistol Team Members Place on 2011 Governor’s Twenty
THE	PGC	Pistol	Team	recently	completed	 another	 year	 of	 training and	 competition.	There	are	currently	two officers	on	the	team:	WCO	Mark	Fair,	 Potter	 County;	 and	 Steve	 Bernardi,	 Land	Management	Group	Supervisor	 for	Snyder,	Mifflin,	Juniata	and	Perry	 counties. Both officers	also	are	current	Firearms	 Instructors	 for	 the	 PGC.	 Although	 neither	 officer	 was	 able	 to	 attend	the	National	Police	Shooting	 Competition	in	New	Mexico	this	past	 fall,	 Fair	 and	 Bernardi	 did	 place	 on	 the	Pennsylvania	Governor’s	Twenty for	2011. Officer	Fair	placed	ninth,	with	an average	 score	 of	 1459-68X	 out	 of	 a	 possible	1500-150X.	Bernardi	placed third	 overall,	 with	 an	 average	 score	 of	 1479.3-81.6X.	 The	 average	 score is	based	on	an	officer’s	three	highest	 scores	for	the	year,	firing	either	a	semi-	 auto	or	revolver	handgun.	The	course	 of	fire	is	150 rounds shot from	7	yds., 15 yds.,	25	yds.	and	50	yds.	on	a	B-27	 competition	 target.	 This	 is	 Officer	 Fair’s	 seventh	 year	 in	 which	 he	 has	 made	the	Governor’s	Twenty.	Officer	 Bernardi	has	made	the	list	for	18	years.	 Bernardi	also	was	in	third	place	in	the	 Open	 Semi-Auto	 pistol	 class,	 with	 an average	 score	 of	 471.6-25X.	 This	 course	of	fire	is	48	rounds	fired	from	3,	 7,	15	and	25	yards,	with	a	total	possible	 score	of	480-48X. Retired	PGC	Officers	Skip	Littwin and Guy	Hansen	also	competed	and	 placed	7th	and	10th,	respectively,	on the	Governor’s	Twenty.	Hansen	also	 placed	 1st	 in	 the	 Open	 Semi-Auto	 pistol	class,	with	a	score	of	477.3-36X.	 Congratulations	to	these	two	former	 officers	for	staying	involved	and	promoting	the	shooting	sports. It	 takes	 dedication,	 training	 and	 agency	support	for	an	officer	to	be	able	 to	compete	at	this	level.	The	benefits of	this	program	run	from	enhanced	job	 performance,	ability	and	professionalism,	especially	as	firearms	instructors,	 to	valuable	information	gained	about	 techniques,	 polices	 and	 equipment	 through	interaction	with	officers	from other	departments,	and	Pennsylvania	 Game	Commission	recognition	with	 other	state	and	national	law	enforcement	agencies.

Man found guilty of possessing monkey
FOR	unlawfully	possessing	a	Java	Macaque	monkey,	Jeffery	William	Arnott,	 Sr.,	 46	 of	 Ashley,	 Luzerne	 County,	 recently	was	found	guilty	by	District	 Judge	Joseph	Halesey	of	Wilkes-Barre and ordered to	pay	a	$100	fine,	plus	 court	costs. On	May	19,	acting	on	a	call	from the	Luzerne	County	911	Center,	Game Commission	 WCO	 Gerald	 Kapral	 received	 a	 call	 about	 a	 monkey	 that	 was	on	the	loose.	WCO	Kapral	worked	
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with	 Arnott	 to	 capture	 the	 monkey,	 which	was	located	on	a	homeowner’s	 porch	 near	 Arnott’s	 home.	 WCO	 Kapral	then	transported	the	monkey	 to	 a	 licensed	 wildlife	 rehabilitator,	 where	it	remains.	 Under	Game	Commission	Regulations (Title	58),	it	is	unlawful	for	an	 individual	to	possess	any	non-human primates	 in	 Pennsylvania.	 The	 only	 exceptions	are	for	lawfully	permitted	 facilities	or	menageries.	
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012

Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012
History of the Whitetail
Contents
Decisions, Decisions
Hiking the Elk Range
Young Gun 2
Pennsylvania’s “Wildest” Places
Out of the Fog
Looking Forward To
European Skull Mounts
You Never Know
Just Gittin’ Started
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - History of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Decisions, Decisions
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Hiking the Elk Range
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Young Gun 2
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Pennsylvania’s “Wildest” Places
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Out of the Fog
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Looking Forward To
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - European Skull Mounts
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - You Never Know
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Just Gittin’ Started
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Off the Wire
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Fun Game
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2012 - Crossings
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