. California fish and game. Fisheries -- California; Game and game-birds -- California; Fishes -- California; Animal Population Groups; Pêches; Gibier; Poissons. 28 CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME.. Fig. 12. Decoy geese. Property of "Goose" Lewis of Dixon, California. Photograph by George Neale, May, 1916. the destruction of insect and rodent pests plus its esthetic value leaves a balance distinctly in favor of the bird and marks it as a beneficial rather than an injurious species. A "PAT ON THE BACK." We have scrupulously refrained from publishing the many letters praising the wo

. California fish and game. Fisheries -- California; Game and game-birds -- California; Fishes -- California; Animal Population Groups; Pêches; Gibier; Poissons. 28 CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME.. Fig. 12. Decoy geese. Property of "Goose" Lewis of Dixon, California. Photograph by George Neale, May, 1916. the destruction of insect and rodent pests plus its esthetic value leaves a balance distinctly in favor of the bird and marks it as a beneficial rather than an injurious species. A "PAT ON THE BACK." We have scrupulously refrained from publishing the many letters praising the wo Stock Photo
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. California fish and game. Fisheries -- California; Game and game-birds -- California; Fishes -- California; Animal Population Groups; Pêches; Gibier; Poissons. 28 CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME.. Fig. 12. Decoy geese. Property of "Goose" Lewis of Dixon, California. Photograph by George Neale, May, 1916. the destruction of insect and rodent pests plus its esthetic value leaves a balance distinctly in favor of the bird and marks it as a beneficial rather than an injurious species. A "PAT ON THE BACK." We have scrupulously refrained from publishing the many letters praising the work of the commission which come to the editor's desk, but the following edi- torial from the Ukiah Times for Novem- ber 1, 1916, is such a fine appreciation that we can not refrain from giving our readers a chance to see it. Such a "pat on the back" is certainly encouraging. GAME COMMISSIONERS DOING VALU- ABLE WORK. "Through the courtesy of the State Board of Fish and Game Commissioners a copy of California Fish and Game for October lies on The Times desk. It is the official monthly publication of the commission and the latest issue is the fourth number of the second volume. Not only is the board to be complimented on the contents of the October issue, but the editorial staff deserves commendation for the typographical makeup and neat appearance of the pamphlet. "When the public realizes that all the commissioners are engaged in a labor of love, serving without financial considera- tion, the energy, judgment and hard work which they are throwing into their official task will be seen to entitle them to be regarded as mighty faithful servants of the people; this means of the public as a body, for while sportsmen are most keenly interested in the work of the commission, the propagation and conservation of game form a state asset, in the benefits of which every citizen figures. "Inasmuch as the commissioners draw no salary, The Times is of the opinion that

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