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In addition to Game News, many other brochures and publications, including the Connect with Wildlife calendar, the annual Digest, the annual Pennsylvania Big Game Records book are produced by Game News staff. The Game Commission continues to offer a wide variety of news releases and features about wildlife, hunting and trapping to the news media and public. The Game Commission continuously updates and adds information to its website to expand and improve the content related to the wildlife resources and agency’s management. In the radio market, we have entered our fourth year of an agreement with RadioPA to provide daily, three-minute broadcasts consisting of one minute and 50 seconds worth of agency content, coupled with one minute and ten seconds of RadioPAgenerated commercial content. This programming is then provided to nearly 45 radio stations that subscribe to RadioPA’s service. The Bureau launched a “PGC Wild Cam” that provides the public worldwide with opportunities to watch live-streaming video of wildlife in varied settings that normally cannot be accessed. Two such locations were in the propagation area off Willow Point at the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area to observe snow geese and in a barn owl box located on a Perry County farm. More than 150 people at one time were viewing the barn owl livestream. In total, more than 300,000 people have viewed these images.

Enhance the public's understanding of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's mission and its responsibilities.
The Bureau moved forward with posting a number of videos on the popular “YouTube” websites, and has continued to webcast all Quarterly meetings of the Board of Game Commissioners that are held in Harrisburg and the annual elk drawing. In 2011-12, the agency added the Board’s Working Group Meetings to the line-up of live webcasts. In addition, three Facebook pages were created that now have “Likes” of more than 3,300 people. A Twitter site was also opened and is followed by more than 700 people. These sites have educational and informational material posted on them every day and have a “reach” of more than one million people. PGC personnel conduct programs for students throughout the state. All programs conducted in schools address the Environment and Ecology State Education Standards. Programs include adaptations, wildlife and their habitats, predator/prey relationships, ecosystems and their interactions, mammals and birds of PA, wildlife forensics, and endangered and threatened species. Conservation Education also worked with Howard Nursery on the Seedlings for School program. This program offers free seedlings to schools along with education resource materials. The PGC offered instructional courses relating to different aspects of wildlife and the outdoors through the Wildlife Conservationist Certificate Program. Just some other outreach programs included: billboard advertising throughout Pennsylvania; Connect with Wildlife magnets, posters, bumper stickers; Bald Eagle Restoration 200 Nest Milestone patch; Working Together for Wildlife patches, Field Note patches; Elk Hunt patches; Mentored Youth patch with safe-t plug; Time Collectible Wild Turkey Heritage and Upland Game Bird Series patches; and waterfowl stamp and print.
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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 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 53
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 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Crossings
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