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cess,	and	to	do	so	we	are	able	to	offer	 grants	 to	 interested	 schools	 to	 help	 purchase	the	equipment	necessary	to	 get	started,”	Pedder	said.	“These	grants	 are	available	thanks	to	organizations	 such	 as	 Easton	 Sports	 Foundation,	 Rocky	Mountain	Elk	Foundation	and	 Safari	Club	International.” School	officials	interested	in	learning	more	about	the	NASP	grants	may	 contact	 Samantha	 Pedder,	 at	 the	 Game	 Commission	 headquarters,	 at	 717-787-4250,	or	sapedder@pa.gov. Earlier	this	year,	on	March	9,	nearly	 500	 students	 from	 23	 schools	 competed	at	the	NASP	State	Tournament	 held	by	the	Game	Commission	at	the	 Penn	 State	 Multi-Sport	 Facility	 in	 University	Park.	 In	May,	following	the	state	championships,	more	than	70	Pennsylvania	 students	participated	in	the	national	 NASP	 competition	 in	 Louisville,	 Kentucky,	and	two	students	placed	in	 the	top	10	in	their	respective	divisions.	 Also,	 the	 national	 event	 was	 recognized	by	Guinness	World	Records	as	 the	largest	archery	tournament,	with	 7,804	competitors	from	38	states.	 In	 2010,	 the	 Game	 Commission	 began	 coordinating	 Pennsylvania’s	 NASP,	which	helps	school	districts	in	 Pennsylvania	meet	physical	education	 curriculum	requirements	of	the	state	 Department	 of	 Education,	 while	 at	 the	same	time	introducing	students	to	 the	world	of	competitive	archery.	In	 2011,	about	350	students	from	nearly	

a	dozen	school	districts	participated	in	 the	state	competition. Studies	conducted	by	the	national	 NASP	organization	demonstrate	that	 NASP	is	a	great	introduction	to	the	 sport	of	archery,	it’s	a	sport	students	of	 all	ages	and	abilities	may	participate	 in,	and	one	that	many	students	go	on	 to	pursue	outside	of	school.		 Started	 in	 Kentucky	 in	 2002,	 NASP	now	reaches	around	the	world.	 By	 the	 end	 of	 the	 2011-12	 school	 year,	nine	million	students	had	gone	 through	 NASP,	 in	 9,000	 schools	 throughout	 47	 states,	 Washington,	 D.C.,	Canada,	Australia,	New	Zealand	 and	 South	 Africa.	 Tournaments	 are	 held	at	the	state,	national	and	international	levels.		 NASP	 is	 a	 joint	 venture	 that	 partners	 with	 state	 education	 and	 wildlife	 management	 agencies	 and	 archery	 equipment	 manufacturers	 and	organizations	to	promote	student	 education,	physical	fitness	and	participation	in	the	lifelong	sport	of	archery.	 The	 program’s	 focus	 is	 to	 provide	 international-style	 archery	 training	 in	physical	education	classes	in	grades	 four	through	12.	 For	 more	 information	 on	 NASP,	 visit	 www.archeryintheschools.org.	 Also,	 Pennsylvania	 NASP	 can	 be	 found	 on	 Facebook	 by	 searching	 for	 “Penn	NASP.”	A	video	promotion	for	 NASP	based	on	last	year’s	state	tournament	can	be	viewed	on	the	Game	 Commission’s	YouTube	site	at:	www. youtube.com/pagamecommission

CorreCtion
In the September “News” feature recognizing Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officers who have reached the 40 years of service mark, Deputy David Bonham’s residence was incorrect. Officer Bonham, left, lives in Erwinna in Bucks County. Also in that month’s “News,” Deputy James M. Hoppes, Jr., was said to be from Northumberland County, but he is from Northampton County.

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

Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012
Whitetail Predation
Contents
Bill Zee’s Boone & Crockett Club River Bull
75 Whitetails
2011-12 Small Game/Furbearer Harvests
A New Atlas of the Nesting Birds of PA
A Question of Proof
Fifty-Year Quest for a Triple Trophy
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
Fun Game
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Whitetail Predation
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Bill Zee’s Boone & Crockett Club River Bull
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 75 Whitetails
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 2011-12 Small Game/Furbearer Harvests
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - A New Atlas of the Nesting Birds of PA
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - A Question of Proof
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Fifty-Year Quest for a Triple Trophy
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - November 2012 - Crossings
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