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Antlers, Sheds and Habitat
Our  Food  &  Cover  Corps  crews 
found more shed antlers from mature 
bucks the past two winters while doing 
habitat  improvement  cuts  on  Game 
Lands than they ever had before. The 
same happened with many other crews 
working in the back woods on national 
forest  and  private  timber  lands.  This 
is  evidence  that  habitat  is  better  in 
many locations. It is also evidence that 
hunting pressure is low in some areas, 
allowing  many  nice  bucks  to  survive 
A Future Hunter
through the hunting season. It should 
F ulton  — Kindergarten  teacher 
be a good season for those who get out 
Deanne  Baker  from  Southern  Fulton 
there in the thick stuff.
— lMO JOhn P. DzeMyan, SMethPOrt
Elementary  was  recently  reading  a 
fall book with her class about putting 
Good Escape Tactic
objects in a basket. She read “Apples 
Schuylkill — I recently received a  will  go  in  the  basket,  pumpkins  will 
call  from  a  local  police  officer  saying  go in the basket, and acorns will go in 
he was called to a home for a possible  the basket.” She then asked, “Where 
breaking and entering. He found a hole  will  the  squirrels  go?”  One  youngster 
under  the  house  and  believed  there  answered, “Why Mrs. Baker, the squircould be a bear denned there. While  rels will go in the potpie.”
heading  to  the  residence  I  received 
— WCO Kevin MOuntz, Waterfall
another call from the officer asking if it 
is true that deer are getting smarter and 
Uh-Oh
adapting to hunter pressure. I told him 
Wayne — During  a  4H  program  I 
there was some truth to that, but why 
did he ask. He replied that he had just  mentioned  the  duties  and  responsichased a deer out from under the house. bilities of being a wildlife conservation 
officer. When I finished going down the 
— WCO Kevin ClOuSer, aShlanD
list, which included law enforcement, a 
young lady raised her hand and began 
Another Scouting Option
MiFFlin — I was inspecting an active  telling  me  how  a  certain  member  of 
timber  sale  in  Cumberland  County  her family was so wildlife minded that 
when I noticed that deer are using the  he regularly purchased bags of corn to 
recent cut area to feed in. I’ve seen this  feed the animals all around his “deer 
in some of our other active timber sales  hunting house” up in a tree. At the end 
as well. If you plan on hunting deer at  of the program a man who happened to 
a local State Game Lands, I’d recom- be seated next to the little girl walked 
mend looking for an active timber sale  over to me and said, “Can I talk to you 
for a minute?” I think you know the rest 
to hunt near.
— PGC aSSiStant reGiOnal fOreSter rOy  of the story.
BuCher, leWiStOWn
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— WCO franK DOOley, tyler hill

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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
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 36
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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 38
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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
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 59
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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