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closed when posted with agency-provided signs. Posting of other official signs and patrolling by Game Commission personnel are provided, especially during hunting seasons. •	 Game	News Subscriptions Complimentary Game News subscriptions were enjoyed by Hunter Access cooperators for many decades, but due to funding shortages this incentive was discontinued in 2005. Many cooperators were quick to convey their dissatisfaction, and in the next few months Game News will be returned to cooperators. The return of Game News is possible through funds recently secured from the Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Improvement Program (VPA-HIP). These funds were appropriated from the 2008 Farm Bill and issued through the Farm Services Agency. Game News subscriptions will continue to be provided to cooperators in the long term.

handles any administrative details associated with contracted work. For Hunter Access cooperators enrolling in CREP, an incentive payment is available for landowners who opt for the “Establishment of Permanent Native Grass” conservation practice (CP2). Cooperators within PGC-defined Wild Pheasant Recovery Areas are eligible for annual and 3-year setasides on existing grass and cropland. Incentive payments are made for seasonal mowing restrictions. All of these management options are intended to improve habitat for wildlife that require grasslands, shrub lands and young forest habitats.
Mike Pruss

•	 Habitat Improvement Work One of the original Hunter Access Program goals back in 1936 was to improve wildlife habitat on private lands. NATIVE GRASS and wildflower planting are one habitat management practice available at no cost to Hunter Because more than 80 Access cooperators. percent of Pennsylvania’s wildlife habitat •	 Wildlife Population Manageis on private lands, this is still a major ment intent. This year, habitat management Hunters were the first wildlife work on Hunter Access land is being expanded thanks to VPA-HIP funds. Some conservationists and continue to be of the management practices available to essential to wildlife population manlandowners include native grass and wild- agement. Although the agency offers flower plantings, invasive shrub mowing depredation permits and nuisance (like multiflora rose) and non-commercial wildlife removal on a limited basis, forestry practices (such as aspen cutting). these means can be precluded by alAll costs for all these practices are covered lowing hunters and trappers access to by the Game Commission, and PGC staff a property.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011

Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011
Myths & Legends of the Whitetail
Contents
Triple Trophy — Thrice
National Archery in the Schools Program
One More Squirrel Hunt with Dad
Harvey Roberts
Pennsylvania’s Hunter Access Program
State Game Lands 93
Right Violators, Wrong Deer
A Shot in the Pines
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist's Eye
Fun Game
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Myths & Legends of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 3
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Triple Trophy — Thrice
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - National Archery in the Schools Program
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - One More Squirrel Hunt with Dad
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Harvey Roberts
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Pennsylvania’s Hunter Access Program
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - State Game Lands 93
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Right Violators, Wrong Deer
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - A Shot in the Pines
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 42
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 44
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 48
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - The Naturalist's Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - I1
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - I2
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Cover3
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2011 - Cover4
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