Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 34

Forest — I  love  taking  my  two  sons  hunting and trapping with me, but it can  be  challenging  at  times.  I  took  my  boys  beaver trapping one day and had to cross an  old field several hundred yards to get to the  pond. My 2-year-old’s legs gave out after  walking through the snow and long grass,  so I had to carry him back on my shoulders.  This wouldn’t have been a problem, except  I also had to lug a 35-pound beaver and my  gun back to the car. This year Dad is asking  Santa for a sled. — WCO Daniel P. SChmiDt, tiDiOute In Lawrence County one day I stopped  to check out a flock of turkeys, including  some  strutting  toms,  in  a  field  when  the  entire flock went on high alert. I spotted a  red fox trotting out of a fencerow over a rise  in the field. I looked back at the flock and  they were all sprinting toward the crest of  the same hill. Seconds later I saw the fox  come  boiling  over  the  hill  in  an  all  out  retreat, with the entire flock hot on its tail.  The flock chased the fox about 150 yards  across the field and into the woods. There  is some truth to strength in numbers. — lmO JeffeRy t. kenDall, neW CaStle

Pack Mule?

Outfoxed

Butler — In a couple of day’s span during the spring I inspected a facility prior  to the arrival of a baby giraffe and 24 fruit  bats, removed a mother raccoon and her  young from under the floor boards of a skid  loader, picked up six baby rabbits that had  been taken from a nest, investigated an alleged black panther sighting, seized a bear  cub that a person took illegally from the  wild, and captured a hen turkey that was  terrorizing  workers  at  the  Westinghouse  headquarters.  Add  these  to  the  normal  tasks  of  removing  roadkilled  deer,  HTE  classes,  investigating  bear  damage  calls,  school  programs,  and  the  other  normal  daily chores, and it would be easy to conclude  that  the  life  of  this  conservation  officer is indeed a spicy one. — WCO RanDy W. PilaRCik, PROSPeCt

Variety the Spice of Life

Venango — I was talking to a Hunter  Access Program cooperator one day when  I noticed a wild rabbit enter his barn. A  Thinking $$$ few minutes later the rabbit returned with  Learning a new district can be difficult.  a mouthful of hay. She was using the hay  to line her nest. This is a great example of  WCO  Amy  Nabozny  recently  inherited  how wildlife can habituate to human ways. the southern Huntingdon County district  — WCO ROnDa J. BimBeR, fRanklin and was attempting to meet with Deputy  Lanny  Cornelius.  Lanny,  while  giving  Dynamic Duo her directions to his home, told her that  lackawanna — If  someone  had  told  when she came to a bank near the road,  me years ago that seeing bald eagles and  she should turn left. Amy kept driving; she  ospreys  on  a  daily  basis  here  would  be  a  never passed a bank. I don’t know how far  common occurrence I would not have be- she traveled before she realized the bank  lieved them, but it’s true. Eagles and ospreys  she  was  looking  for  was  a  geographical  can be seen almost every day around Ford’s  formation, not a lending institution. Pond in Newton Township. — SOuthCentRal i&e SuPeRviSOR RiChaRD  — WCO maRk RutkOWSki, taylOR Danley, huntingDOn
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012

Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012
History of the Whitetail
Table of Contents
Going to the Ducks
A Tribute to Jon DeBerti
You Can’t Call It Back
Cover Story
Last Shot for Pap?
75 Years of Success in Pennsylvania
NASP Students are Hungry for More
Bears and Turkeys
A Natural Connection
The Other Migratory Game Birds
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 - September 2012 - Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - History of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Table of Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Going to the Ducks
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - A Tribute to Jon DeBerti
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - You Can’t Call It Back
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Cover Story
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Last Shot for Pap?
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 75 Years of Success in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - NASP Students are Hungry for More
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Bears and Turkeys
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - A Natural Connection
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - The Other Migratory Game Birds
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 36
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - BB1
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - BB2
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Cover3
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - Cover4
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