Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 35

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June meeting highlights
Endangered and threatened species lists amended T ITS JUNE meeting the Board of Game Commissioners amended the state’s endangered and threatened species lists to reflect the current status of several bird species in the state. Under the action taken, the upland sandpiper, a grassland nesting bird long classified as threatened, has been moved to the endangered species list because it has declined so precipitously over the last two decades that it has virtually disappeared from Pennsylvania. “We believe the upland sandpiper’s rarity and diminished breeding range warrant this move,” said Daniel Brauning, Game Commission Wildlife Diversity Division chief. The northern harrier, once a rare but regular breeder in the state, has experienced a marked decline as well over the last few decades, prompting the Board to add this species to the state’s list of threatened birds. The northern harrier is listed as either endangered or threatened in most neighboring states. Long-eared owls are extremely rare breeders here, and difficult to survey. In recent years, nesting locations have been confirmed in only seven locations, despite a concerted survey effort over much of the last decade;

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DEPUTIES JAMES M. HOPPES, JR., left, Northumberland County, and ROBERT W. SCHMITT, Dauphin County, were recognized at the June Commission meeting for their 40 years of service as Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officers. With them are Commission president Ralph A. Martone and executive director Carl G. Roe.

most nests are located in the Ridge and Valley and Appalachian Plateau regions. For more about the Pennsylvania endangered and threatened species lists, visit the Game Commission’s website, put your cursor over “Wildlife” in the menu bar at the top of the homepage, and click on “Endangered” in the drop-down box. Board addresses illegal ATV use The Board gave preliminary approval to make it a violation to possess, maintain, operate, occupy or travel by all-terrain vehicle (ATV) or snowmobile in violation of the state’s Vehicle Code (Title 75).

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 - September 2012

Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012
History of the Whitetail
Table of Contents
Going to the Ducks
A Tribute to Jon DeBerti
You Can’t Call It Back
Cover Story
Last Shot for Pap?
75 Years of Success in Pennsylvania
NASP Students are Hungry for More
Bears and Turkeys
A Natural Connection
The Other Migratory Game Birds
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 - September 2012 - Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - History of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Table of Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Going to the Ducks
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - A Tribute to Jon DeBerti
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - You Can’t Call It Back
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Cover Story
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Last Shot for Pap?
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 75 Years of Success in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - NASP Students are Hungry for More
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Bears and Turkeys
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - A Natural Connection
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - The Other Migratory Game Birds
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 38
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 42
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - BB1
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - BB2
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Cover3
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Cover4
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