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Gazette Sunday (Newspaper) - December 12, 1999, Bedford, Pennsylvania Gazette Bedford december 6 outdoors Young people have their say on outdoor issues one of the most common Wor Ries among sportsmen today is the relative Lack of Young people becoming Active in Hunting and Hunters de classes that were once Wal Towall kids Are now made up of As Many adults As Young and few of them at lots of factors have been blamed the increase in families where dad is not around his childrens love of the tradition Al the Large numbers of distractions that keep kids even the animal rights movement with its targeting of school to counter this Many Dif Ferent agencies have been devel Oping All kinds of programs designed to attract youth to the youth Hunting youth Field reduced License have been tried to woo the youngsters although All of these do they were fomented by with very Little input from the ones they Are meant to very simply no one thought to ask kids just what they until buoyed by the Success of his adult sportsmen advisory whose Bedford county representative is Tom governor Ridge has formed the youth sportsmen advisory made up of 18 boys and girls from around the who will regularly meet to discuss outdoor issues and apprise the governor and others of their the Ysac is the brainchild of Sag member Charlotte after a session with 30 teenagers that attended Thelan Caster county youth conservation school of which she also serves As director decided that it might be a Good idea to create a forum for our Young she took her plan to governors sportsmen advisor Jim who formed and coordinates the the Council held its first meet ing on october 25 at fort Hunter in in addition to the and also in attendance were representatives of the fish boat com game department of conservation and natural the Jane Goodall and the Agenda included the Gover nors proclamation of the Day As Pennsylvania youth in the out doors a report on a cars growing Greener overviews of the pc and and an open discussion of Hunting and fishing issues and among the latter were sunday open space issues Public saturday a longer muzzleloader License and the fish commissions recent Creel limit asked Why More Young people Are not involved in fish and outdoor the Bedford county sportsman hairy Guyer consensus was that the following reasons Are the most common find the activities and fishing require which Many do not kids Are not exposed at a Young kids Are at Home watching kids would rather sit in front of a computer with email and online the next meeting has been slated for late Bedford county has been Fortu Nate enough to be represented on the Ysac by Brett a senior at Northern Bedford High this Loysburg native was nominated by the Bedford county conservation Bowser grew up in an out oriented his father Brad is an avid Hunter and and his Mother Kim is a chemistry teacher at Tussey he is Active in Fra serving As chapter Abc shooting and he also was a member of the Abc Environ Hon which won the Bedford county Competition and placed seventh in the state forthe past years he has attended Penn states conserva Tion leadership both Basic and sponsored by Trout arid the conservation during Hunting seasons Bowser most enjoys Bird Wing shooting is my one True love and is also an avid Small game Hunter Van the of season he enjoys hiking and one of his greatest pleasures is taking a younger person who has never experienced the outdoors along on a hike or his future Hopes include attended College to major in he would like to become an put door or environmental science asked How he feels about being chosen As a member of he i feel it gives me the Opportunity to make a differ if the people in charge listen to what we have to i think this will be an effective the group of Guys and girls that i work with Are All intelligent and have great they get Down to the Point there not afraid to say something that might offend some where Many people dont Deal with relevant we at the next Bowser expects that some new and differ ent issues might among them is Quality Deer they need to get the politics out of Deer it needs to be controlled by i also think our Laws need to be More some of the Laws Are too for i think they need to be More strict on crop damage i also think they need to have a compliance Check on people not sending in their report As it we dont have an num Ber on the kills in the its just another topic which will Proba Bly discussed is pheasant i like to Hunt but i wonder if there might be better ways to spend that Money they do on after they Are not native id rather see the Money spent on habitat for Bobwhite id also like to see pc person Nel More accessible to Young peo they need to be More visible in schools and educational pro despite his interest and love of the Bowser is not blindly optimistic for the future of Hunt with Columbine and All the Hunters have been portrayed As bad there is a lot of negative feeling among Young people about the will programs like the Ysac attract More youth to Hunting and fishing no matter not going to make kids do something they dont want to one of my most important jobs on the Council May be to serve As a role Model for kids on the Fence about if they see that i and in not such a maybe think its All although it May not solve All the with a program like the Ysac and Young men and women like Brett Bowser leading us into the next maybe the future Doest look quite so want to get the spirit of Christmas and help out one of our greatest conservation organizations at the same time Jim Sny one of the directors of fort Bedford chapter of Trout a limit has produced a Christmas music an audio cassette collection of Holiday favorite Christmas carols and done on classical style the album is titled what child is this the cassette has been produced As a fund raising project for the Benefit of the state Council of Trout All profits generated from sales will be donated to it is digitally and reproduced via dolby no no vocals just pure acoustic i can personally testify to jims musical if you Are interested in support ing this you can order copies plus please add for from Jim Snyder at Box 914 new 16650 by phone at 814 9285737 by email at . 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