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Dingman-Delaware Elementary School, Pike County, head teacher DAVE KORETZ, right, was awarded last year’s Wild Action Grant from the Game Commission and oversaw the creation of an outdoor c l a s s r o o m . Te a c h e r N I C K LAUERSEN, left in photo, built the tables. Maintenance worker RAY CURRY did the work on the grounds, incorporating seedlings from the Game Commission’s Howard Nursery.

Kentucky, in May to attend the National NASP tournament. The Game Commission continues to offer $1,500 to offset the cost of an equipment kit for each school to enroll in the NASP program, and secured more than $20,000 in additional grant funding to help the schools further defray the cost. The agency hosted 16 Basic Archery Instructor trainings and certified 116 Basic Archery Instructors. The agency renewed contracts with four different Basic Archery Instructor Trainers for the new fiscal year and will continue to facilitate trainings for the program. The Game Commission completed a third year of a Cooperative Agreement with the National Wild Turkey Federation to promote and provide Women in the Outdoor (WITO) events. The agreement required the NWTF to hire a new WITO event coordinator for the state in December 2011 and, partially using agency PR funds, fund this position for the remaining part of the fiscal year. The partnership required a minimum of 25 events to be conducted from July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012 with a minimum of 1,000 participants. In addition to the PR funds, the agency required events to be registered through the Event Manager system and in turn the agency extended use of marketing tools, such as publicity in Game News, press releases and social media. Upon completion of the fiscal year, both parties agreed to discontinue the Cooperative Agreement for the 2012-2013 fiscal year because of differences in ideas concerning the instruction and purpose of the program. During the reporting year the first Successful Turkey Hunting classes were conducted. The curriculum is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and ability for students to be successful early in their turkey hunting careers. More classes are being scheduled for later in 2012. Current advanced training courses now include Successful Bowhunting, Successful Furtaking, Successful Turkey Hunting and Cable Restraint Certification. Curriculum development has begun for a new Successful Muzzleloading training program to be launched in 2013. During the reporting year of July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012, 35 hunting-related shooting incidents occurred at a rate of 3.57 incidents/100,000 license buyers. This included one fatality. The same number of incidents was recorded the previous reporting year. The total number recorded during FY2011-12 remains below the current 10-year average of 51.1 incidents per year with a rate of 5.15 incidents/100,000 license buyers.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013

Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013
Contents
PGC 2011-12 Annual Report
Late Season Grouse
Then and Now
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 - January 2013 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - PGC 2011-12 Annual Report
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Late Season Grouse
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Then and Now
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Crossings
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