Pennsylvania Game News - January 2012 - 1

PE N N SYLVAN IA

Volume 83

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No. 1

JANUARY 2012
(USPS 426180)

Tom Corbett
Governor COMMISSION MEMBERS Ronald Weaner, President
Biglerville

FEATURES
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PGC	2010-11	Annual	Report Bugles	by	Midnight By Paul A. Matthews Poe	and	the	Pennsylvania	Elk	 By Jordan Metzgar

Ralph A. Martone, Vice President
New Castle Centre Hall

David J. Putnam, Secretary Gregory J. Isabella
Philadelphia Sunbury

Thomas E. Boop James J. Delaney, Jr.
Wilkes-Barre Everett Export

DEPARTMENTS
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David W. Schreffler Robert W. Schlemmer EXECUTIVE OFFICE Carl G. Roe
Executive Director

Field	Notes Conservation	News

	 	 	 	 	 	 	

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R. Matthew Hough

Deputy Executive Director

BUREAU DIRECTORS Dorothy R. Derr Robert L. Strailey Joseph Neville

Administrative Services Automated Technology Services Information & Education Wildlife Habitat Management Wildlife Protection Wildlife Management

William A. Capouillez Richard Palmer

Off	the	Wire By Bob D’Angelo Another	View By Linda Steiner The	Naturalist’s	Eye By Marcia Bonta Fun	Game By Connie Mertz Straight	from	the	Bowstring By John Kasun Lock,	Stock	&	Barrel By Dave Ehrig Crossings By Ben Moyer

♦ PGC jumps into social media ♦ 2011 elk harvest ♦ Sandhill cranes in PA ♦ PGC retirees

Calvin W. DuBrock GAME NEWS Robert C. Mitchell
Editor

Cover Painting
(Cover story on p. 34)

Robert D. D’Angelo
Associate Editor

gerald Putt

by

Lori D. Neely

Education Specialist Administrative Assistant Circulation

Patricia E. Monk Carol A. Petrina

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