Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 38

Didn’t Get Away With It ALLEGHENY — On the day before spring turkey season I received a call about a poaching incident. The caller, who was scouting for a place to hunt the following morning, told me that he heard some turkeys, and as he looked over the crest of a hill he heard a shot. While scanning the area with binoculars he noticed a turkey flopping around. He then watched an individual put the bird in the back of a vehicle and drive away. After arriving, I discovered feathers, blood and some shot pellets in the hillside next to a turkey feeder. Based on the description of the individual and the location of the incident (being near a house), my deputy and I were able to track the individual down at his place of work. When I approached him he had a somewhat shocked look on his face. When I said, “I think you know why I’m here,” he looked at the ground and said he did. He was cited for multiple Game Law violations, and other violations turned over to the Fish & Boat Commission. A big thank you goes out to the sportsman who got involved and immediately reported what he saw. — WCO DAN PUHALA, PITTSBURGH Managing Habitat HUNTINGDON — The Southcentral Region conducted several prescribed fires in the spring on warm season grass plots and forested areas. These burns will help enhance wildlife habitat for all wildlife species. — PGC FORESTER BRENT MCNEAL, HUNTINGDON Above and Beyond ADAMS — I was checking turkey hunters in the Michaux State Forest when I came across a hunter who had gathered up a sizeable pile of trash that others had previously dumped along the road near his parking space. If there were more people like him than there are litterbugs, our natural environment would be a far more beautiful place. — WCO DARREN J. DAVID, YORK SPRINGS Back in the Fold LANCASTER — I would like to welcome one of my WCO classmates back from a tour of duty with the Marine Corps in Iraq. It will be great to have WCO Derek Daly back on duty in my neighboring district in the northeastern section of the county. Thanks for your service to our country. — WCO DENNIS R. WARFEL, HOLTWOOD Golden Fleece HUNTINGDON — I have two golden retrievers that shed a lot, but I’ve noticed that this is a big benefit to the songbirds in the area. After watching chickadees, wrens, phoebes and robins with a beak full of dog hair, I noticed how they were lining their nests with a plush layer of golden hair. I was wondering if I left my doors and windows open if those same birds would come in the house and clean all the hair off my floors so I don’t have to vacuum. — WCO AMY NABOZNY, PETERSBURG GAME NEWS Will Be Missed BEAVER — Not many of us will live out our dreams or touch as many hearts as retired WCO Douglas C. Carney. His passing has left us with a huge void. The wonderful memories that we each hold dear will help us to weather the storm, though. Keep his legacy alive and take a youngster hunting. — DEPUTY CATHY HADDOCK, BEAVER 38

Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009

Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009
Contents
10 to 1— The Keystone Countdown
Where the Buffalo Roamed
The Smile Tells the Tale
Friends & Flat Tails
Opening Days Gone By
Ned Smith: Mentor, Hero, Turkey Hunter
Even in August
Man’s Best Friend?
Once Bitten, Twice Shy
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 1
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 10 to 1— The Keystone Countdown
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Where the Buffalo Roamed
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 12
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - The Smile Tells the Tale
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Friends & Flat Tails
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Opening Days Gone By
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Ned Smith: Mentor, Hero, Turkey Hunter
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Even in August
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Man’s Best Friend?
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Once Bitten, Twice Shy
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 43
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Crossings
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