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Landowners	interested	in	developing	“backyard	habitats”	beneficial	to	wildlife	are	 encouraged	to	check	out	the	“Landscaping	for	Wildlife	in	Pennsylvania,”	available	from	 the	Game	Commission. Written	by	Marcus	Schneck,	a	noted	outdoor	and	nature	writer	from	Berks	County,	 the	 160-page	 book	 comes	 complete	 with	 descriptions,	 drawings	 and	 photos	 of	 ideal	 habitat	for	a	variety	of	species,	from	hummingbirds	to	bats,	as	well	as	construction	plans	 for	several	wildlife	nesting	boxes.	The	book	also	contains	a	chapter	on	nuisance	wildlife	 and	steps	to	address	certain	situations,	as	well	as	the	importance	of	planting	native	species	and	a	listing	of	recommended	plants. To	order	the	book,	$9.43	(plus	state	sales	tax	and	shipping	and	handling),	visit	the	 Game	Commission’s	website	(www.pgc.state.pa.us),	put	your	cursor	over	“General	

“Landscaping for Wildlife” book offered

Store”	in	the	menu	bar	at	the	top	of	the	homepage,	click	on	“Visit	the	Outdoor	 Shop”	in	the	drop	down	menu	listing,	then	choose	“Pennsylvania	Game	Commission	Outdoor	Shop”	in	the	lower	left-hand	corner,	choose	“Merchandise”	 from	the	banner	listing”	and	then	click	on	“Books”	in	the	categories	in	the	 left-hand	column.	Orders	also	are	being	accepted	at	1-888-888-3459. processed	 by	 Game	 Commission	 personnel	from	Pennsylvania	sources. UPS	 is	 the	 preferred	 method	 of	 delivery.	 Shipping	 and	 handling	 charges	do	apply.	Orders	are	shipped	 only	Monday	through	Wednesday	to	 assure	delivery	for	weekend	planting.	 However,	orders	also	may	be	picked	up	 in	person	at	the	nursery,	once	notified	 the	order	is	ready. “Due	to	conditions	beyond	our	control,	such	as	ice	and	snow,	wet	weather,	 frozen	ground,	we	may	not	be	able	to	 ship	trees	as	early	as	we	would	like,”	 Ayers	 said.	 “We	 will	 do	 everything	 we	can	to	ensure	timely	shipping	and	 arrival	 of	 trees.	 Generally,	 seedlings	 ship	in	the	month	of	April.” Order	 forms	 and	 information	 are	 available	 on	 the	 agency’s	 website	 by	 putting	your	cursor	on	“General	Store”	 in	 the	 menu	 bar	 at	 the	 top	 of	 the	 homepage,	then	clicking	on	“Howard	 Nursery”	in	the	drop-down	menu	listing	and	scrolling	down	and	choosing	 “2012	Seedling	Order	Form.”	 The	order	form	can	be	completed	 and	submitted	on	line,	or	printed	out	 and	 faxed	 or	 mailed.	 Payments	 are	 not	 due	 until	 the	 order	 is	 confirmed	 by	 Howard	 Nursery.	 For	 those	 without	 Internet	 access,	 order	 forms	 can	 be	 obtained	 at	 Game	 Commission	 offices	or	various	displays	or	booths	at	 shows	in	which	the	agency	participates	 through	 the	 spring,	 or	 by	 sending	 a	 self-addressed,	 stamped	 envelope	 to:	 Howard	 Nursery,	 197	 Nursery	 Road,	 Howard,	PA	16841. For	more	information,	contact	the	 Howard	Nursery	at	the	address	above	 or	call	814-355-4434.

Contacting the Region Offices
Northwest	—	814-432-3187 Southwest	—	724-238-9523 Northcentral	—	570-398-4744 Southcentral	—	814-643-1831 Northeast	—	570-675-1143 Southeast	—	610-926-3136

TIP Hotline:	1-888-PGC-8001.	This	number	is	only	for	calls	concerning	illegal	killing	of	endangered	species	or	multiple	big	game	animals.	All	other	 calls	should	be	made	to	the	appropriate	region	number	above. 42	 GAME	NEWS


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012

Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012
History of the Whitetail
Contents
Slow Down
Unconventional Calling Bags Bedford County Longbeard
Cabling with Grandsons
Dumpster Bears
Two for a Turkey
Operation Talon
Passing It On
Hunting Small Woods Turkeys
Gene Nelson — Man Who Didn’t Quit
How Young is that Forest?
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 - March 2012 - Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - History of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Slow Down
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Unconventional Calling Bags Bedford County Longbeard
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Cabling with Grandsons
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Dumpster Bears
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Two for a Turkey
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Operation Talon
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Passing It On
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Hunting Small Woods Turkeys
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Gene Nelson — Man Who Didn’t Quit
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - How Young is that Forest?
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 42
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Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 47
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 48
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 64a
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - 64b
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Cover3
Pennsylvania Game News - March 2012 - Cover4
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