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occurred on State Game Lands from previously approved projects. The land is adjacent to SGL 228, and is forested with oak, maple and cherry and, where present, has an understory of mountain laurel, blackberry and dogwood. The headwaters of Coal Run originate on the property. Access into the property is from Township Road 794 (Swallow Road). The third proposal is the purchase of 110 acres in Lafayette Township, McKean County, and 100 acres in Keating Township, McKean County, from Natural Resources Management Corporation and David J. Reed. Both tracts adjoin SGL 62, and will be purchased for $200,000, which will be paid with funds from third party commitments for compensation of habitat and recreational losses that occurred on State Game Lands from previously approved projects. Both tracts are forested with mixed northern hardwoods and witch hazel, lowbush blueberry and raspberries in the understory. There are about 20 acres of old beaver dam meadows and wetlands associated with spring seeps and Three Mile Run, which flows through the property. There is good access to these tracts from the existing parts of SGL 62. Also, using authority given by the Board to protect the integrity of State Game Lands, Game Commission staff acquired 12 acres in Lynn Township, Lehigh County, that is an

interior holding to SGL 217. The Game Commission was the successful bidder for the property for sale at a public auction. The agency’s winning bid will be paid with funds from third party commitments for compensation of habitat and recreational losses that occurred on State Game Lands from previously approved projects. In addition, the Board approved a land exchange with Wayne and Jane Bryndel that will impact SGLs 28 and 293, in Elk County. Under the exchange, the Bryndels will receive a 250- x 20-foot right-of-way to place underground utility lines across SGL 28 in Spring Creek Township, Elk County. In exchange for granting the right-of-way, the Bryndels have offered to pay for a 7-acre property in the city of St. Marys, Elk County, owned by Aaron and Tristen Bleggi that is adjacent to SGL 293. Game Commission staff has determined the value of the land being offered is equal to the value of the right-of-way. The conveyance to the Game Commission contains mature northern hardwoods, predominately maple and cherry, with some hemlocks. The common boundary line between the agency and the Bleggi parcel is the centerline of an old railroad grade. Acquiring this property removes potential safety zone issues from dwellings and will give the Game Commission ownership of both sides

Contacting the Region Offices
Northwest — 814-432-3187 Southwest — 724-238-9523 Northcentral — 570-398-4744 Southcentral — 814-643-1831 Northeast — 570-675-1143 Southeast — 610-926-3136

TIP Hotline: 1-888-PGC-8001. This number is only for calls concerning illegal killing of endangered species or multiple big game animals. All other calls should be made to the appropriate region number above.

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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 - 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 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - January 2013 - Crossings
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