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are:	David	W.	Schreffler,	of	Everett,	
Bedford	County;	James	“Jay”	Delaney	Jr.,	of	Wilkes-Barre,	Luzerne	
County;	 Ralph	 A.	 Martone,	 of	
New	 Castle,	 Lawrence	 County;	
Ronald	A.	Weaner,	of	Biglerville,	
Adams	 County;	 and	 Charles	 E.	
Fox,	of	Troy,	Bradford	County.		
Game	Commissioners	are	nominated	 by	 the	 Governor	 and	 confirmed	by	the	state	Senate	to	serve	
an	 8-year	 term.	 They	 receive	 no	
salary,	 but	 are	 reimbursed	 for	 expenses	 to	 attend	 Game	 Commission	quarterly	meetings	and	other	
functions.
Board	 takes	 action	 against	 feral	
swine
After	 considerable	 discussion,	
the	Pennsylvania	Board	of	Game	
Commissioners	 gave	 preliminary	
approval	to	a	proposal	to	remove	
protection	for	feral	swine	and	wild	
boar	 statewide,	 wherever	 found,	
to	protect	the	natural	resources	of	
the	Commonwealth,	its	traditional	
agricultural	 and	 forest	 products	
industries	and	mitigate	threats	to	

human	health	and	safety.	
“The	Game	Commission	views	
the	 complete	 eradication	 of	 feral	
swine	and	wild	boar	from	the	wild	
within	Pennsylvania	as	a	necessary	
step	 to	 prevent	 further	 harm	 to	
our	natural	resources,	agricultural	
industry,	 forest	 products	 industry	
and	threats	to	human	health	and	
safety,”	 said	 Carl	 G.	 Roe,	 agency	
executive	 director.	 “The	 Game	
Commission	previously	promulgated	an	Executive	Order	to	remove	
protection	 for	 feral	 swine,	 and	
we’ve	 worked	 with	 the	 state	 and	
federal	 agriculture	 departments	
to	 trap	 and	 remove	 feral	 swine	
populations.
“This	 action,	 which	 must	 receive	final	approval	by	the	Board	at	
its	April	meeting,	is	the	next	step,	
and	 is	 the	 result	 of	 our	 soliciting	
public	input	over	the	years,	including	a	request	for	comment	in	the	
Pennsylvania	Bulletin.”
The	Game	Commission	also	is	
proposing	to	prohibit	the	importation,	 possession	 and	 release	 into	
the	 wild	 of	 feral	 swine	 and	 wild	

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Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013
Contents
Another Doorstep
Whitetail Predation
Pymatuning and Conneaut
Grinnin’ a Gobbler
Want to Be a Successful Turkey Hunter?
One for Officer Grove
Pennsylvania Otters — A Success Story
Kestrel Numbers Climb at SGL 205
From the Field
Field Notes
Conservation News
Making a Difference
What Should I Be Doing This Month?
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Another Doorstep
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Whitetail Predation
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pymatuning and Conneaut
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Grinnin’ a Gobbler
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Want to Be a Successful Turkey Hunter?
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 14
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - One for Officer Grove
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Pennsylvania Otters — A Success Story
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Kestrel Numbers Climb at SGL 205
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - From the Field
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 34
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 42
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Making a Difference
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - What Should I Be Doing This Month?
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 48
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - BB1
Pennsylvania Game News - April 2013 - BB2
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