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investment pools in the 2010-11 fiscal year by the Treasury Department. Adult resident and nonresident hunter licenses decreased $23,116 or 0.19% and $93,773 or 1.93%, respectively. However, resident senior lifetime and senior lifetime combination licenses increased by $24,555 or 12.65% and $113,225 or 25.88% respectively in association with more customers reaching the required age and recognizing the benefit of purchasing these licenses. Range permit sales increased $119,040 or 2011-12 111.18% on account of more people using public ranges for their target shooting. Timber and wood product sales decreased by $1,086,486 or 14.09% due to the current economic conditions and declining demand for wood products. Ground rentals and royalties from oil and gas leases increased $15,405,771 or 329.15% as a result of bonus payments received during the 2011-12 fiscal year in connection with four agreements approved by the PGC in April 2011 involving oil and gas leases on State Game Lands (SGLs) in Lycoming, Bradford and Tioga counties. Right-of-way (ROW) revenues also decreased by $2,020,496 or 39.60% partly due to a decline in 3D seismic surveys approved on SGLs in the 2011-12 fiscal year compared to the 2010-11 fiscal year. 3D seismic surveys result in one-time payments compared to recurring annual payments as is typical with ROW licenses for pipelines and electrical lines. PALS transaction fees increased $485,808 or 36.68%. Expenditures and commitments for the fiscal year July 1, 2011 thru June 30, 2012, as of October 31, 2012, totaled $92,062,322, an increase of $13,208,674, or 16.75%. Legal and specialized services increased $1,984,297 or 52.33%. Purchase of equipment and machinery also increased $2,670,035 or 169.61% due to the continuing replacement of existing outdated equipment. Purchase of motor vehicles rose by $1,584,581 or 789.80% on account of 58 SUVs/trucks being purchased to replace existing vehicles in poor condition. Purchase of uniforms for Game Commission personnel totaled $472,284, an increase of $271,692 or 135.45%, a contributing factor being the purchase of new uniforms and equipment for a record class of 36 cadets who began their training to become Wildlife Conservation Officers in March 2012. Electronic data processing contractual services, rentals, and purchases increased $1,131,338 or 30.60% due in part to the CAD Initiative, a new system being implemented to automate the agency’s dispatch and records management system. Salary,
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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 - 4
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Late Season Grouse
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Then and Now
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 42
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Crossings
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