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of	about	165	acres	in	Kidder	Township,	 Carbon	 County,	 and	 Tunkhannock	 Township,	Monroe	County,	adjoining	 SGL	 129,	 from	 Yamulla	 Trucking	 &	 Excavating	Company,	Inc.,	for	$1,100	 per	acre.	The	property	includes	a	25acre	wetland,	as	well	as	a	small	tributary	 to	 Tunkhannock	 Creek,	 which	 bisects	the	property. In	Luzerne	County,	the	Board	approved	the	purchase	of	8.35	acres	in	 Hanover	 Township	 and	 Ashley	 Borough,	adjacent	to	SGL	207,	from	the	 Earth	 Conservancy	 for	 $4,800.	 The	 property	has	been	timbered,	resulting	 in	early	successional	forested	habitat. In	Lehigh	and	Northampton	counties,	the	Board	approved	the	purchase	 of	 seven	 tracts	 totaling	 32.43	 acres	 close	to	SGLs	168	and	217,	from	the	 Wildlands	Conservancy	for	$28,000.	 Each	 of	 these	 wooded	 tracts	 was	 acquired	by	the	Wildlands	Conservancy	 with	the	intent	to	transfer	them	to	the	 Game	Commission. In	Cambria	County,	the	Board	approved	an	exchange	with	Peoples	Natural	 Gas	 Company,	 LLC,	 involving	 SGLs	42	and	79.	Under	the	exchange,	 the	Game	Commission	will	receive	10	 acres	in	Jackson	Township,	which	is	an	 indenture	 on	 SGL	 79.	 In	 exchange,	 the	 Game	 Commission	 will	 issue	 a	 License	 For	 Right-of-Way,	 without	 fee,	for	the	privilege	of	constructing,	 operating	and	maintaining	a	funnelshaped	“Y”	section	in	a	pipeline	that	 extends	above	the	ground	and	allows	

for	a	maintenance/inspection	device. Oil and gas development agreements to benefit wildlife The	Board	approved	three	oil	and	 gas	development	agreements.	The	first	 is	an	amendment	to	a	previous	oil	and	 gas	agreement	involving	a	1,930-acre	 portion	of	SGL	268	in	Tioga	County	 that	allows	Endless	Mountain	Energy	 to	include	an	additional	413	acres	for	 non-surface	 use	 and	 will	 not	 require	 any	additional	surface	impacts. The	terms	of	the	amendment	will	 remain	 consistent	 with	 the	 existing	 agreement,	 which	 was	 approved	 by	 the	 Board	 in	 April	 of	 2011,	 which	 includes	 a	 paid	 up,	 5-year,	 oil	 and	 gas	 agreement,	 a	 $3,500	 per	 acre	 bonus	 payment,	 $25	 per	 acre	 rental,	 and	 a	 20	 percent	 royalty.	 The	 total	 bonus	payment	will	be	approximately	 $1,446,550	and	will	be	deposited	into	 the	Game	Fund	or	an	interest	bearing	 escrow	account	for	the	future	purchase	 of	wildlife	habitats,	lands,	or	other	uses	 incidental	 to	 hunting,	 furtaking	 and	 wildlife	resource	management. The	second	item	involves	the	oil	 and	 gas	 rights	 owned	 by	 the	 Game	 Commission	under	a	3,710-acre	portion	of	SGL	36	in	Bradford	County,	 and	is	with	Chesapeake	Appalachia,	 LLC	 of	 Oklahoma.	 The	 terms	 of	 the	 agreement	 are	 a	 paid	 up,	 5-year,	 restricted	 surface	 use	 oil	 and	 gas	 agreement,	 a	 $2,000	 per	 acre	 bonus	 payment	and	a	20	percent	royalty.	

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.

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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
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 38
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Pennsylvania Game News - September 2012 - 42
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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
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