Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 30

Knock-Out Punch
Allegheny — I told Dr. Robert Wagner from the University of Pittsburgh
about banding the peregrine falcons on
the Monaca Bridge, and how aggressive
the mother was. She hit me in the back
of my head so hard I saw stars. Then,
while I was leaning out over a beam to
get one of the chicks, she slammed into
the side of my head. His response was,
“Now you know how a pigeon feels.”
So much for sympathy.
— WcO Beth a. FiFe, sOuth Park

Cost More Than a Lane Fee
lAncASTer — After a few years of
patrolling the Rocks area of SGL 156,
an area notorious for drugs and alcohol
usage, disorderly conduct and littering,
I thought I’d seen it all. I encountered
six young men throwing bowling balls
down into the rocks to watch them
break apart. Apparently, they had collected dozens of cracked bowling balls
from a local alley and hiked into the
Game Lands just for the thrill of watching them break apart. It seems like they
went to a lot of trouble just for a little
excitement, especially after you factor
in the cost of their citations.
— WcO JOhn W. veyLuPek,
east PetersBurG
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Talk About Working Around It
One day while conducting controlled burns on State Game Lands
the crews were walking the fields,
checking for wildlife before starting,
when a hen turkey took flight. Upon
investigation we found her nest with 10
eggs. The crew sectioned off the area
around her nest and did the controlled
burn around it. Later on in the day
Land Management Supervisor James
Donatelli checked and was happy to
report that the hen was back on her
nest in the green area of the field.
— LMO MariO L. PicciriLLi, LinesviLLe

A Bonus
TrAining School — I was assigned
to work with WCO Mark Kropa in
Pike County on the dove and goose
season opener. Pike County is definitely
known for its bear population more
than anything else. While on patrol
we met up with LMO Bob Johnson
in Matamoras Township, along the
Delaware River. WCO Kropa suddenly
yelled, “Look, there’s a bear in that
field near that building.” I did see a
bear, but it turned out to be a cut-out
lawn ornament. LMO Johnson said,
“There’s your monthly Field Note,
Cadet Moran.” I’d like to thank WCO
Kropa for an awesome experience, and
for an easy Field Note.
— cadet kevin G. MOran Jr.,
harrisBurG

A Great Achievement
AdAmS — During 2012, 278 students passed their HTE course in my
southern county district. A big thank
you goes out to all those instructors
who participated and made this possible.
— WcO kevin andersOn, LittLestOWn

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013

Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013
Contents
Another Doorstep
Whitetail Predation
Pymatuning and Conneaut
Grinnin’ a Gobbler
Want to Be a Successful Turkey Hunter?
One for Officer Grove
Pennsylvania Otters — A Success Story
Kestrel Numbers Climb at SGL 205
From the Field
Field Notes
Conservation News
Making a Difference
What Should I Be Doing This Month?
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Another Doorstep
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Whitetail Predation
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pymatuning and Conneaut
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Grinnin’ a Gobbler
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Want to Be a Successful Turkey Hunter?
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - One for Officer Grove
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pennsylvania Otters — A Success Story
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Kestrel Numbers Climb at SGL 205
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - From the Field
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 42
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Making a Difference
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - What Should I Be Doing This Month?
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Crossings
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