116 Market Street, Lewisburg PA 17837 570-245-8518

Our Supporters

Program Sponsors
Habitat Level Sponsor  $10,000 +

The Wildlife Leadership Academy was financed in part by a grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program, Environmental Stewardship Fund, under the administration of the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation.

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

Pennsylvania Game Commission

Ruffed Grouse Society

Pennsylvania – National Wild Turkey Federation


Hemlock  $5,000 +

Customers Bank

Chief Oil and Gas

Mountain Laurel $1,000 +

American Petroleum Institute (API)

The Pennsylvania Wildlife Federation

The WHM Group

Grassroots $250+

Appalachian Audubon
Black Forest Conservation Association*
Eastern Chapter of the Wild Sheep Foundation
Federated Sportsmen of Lancaster County*
Lancaster County Conservation District*
Lebanon County Conservation District
Mark Martin Motors
Mid-Penn Energy
The Wildlife Society, Pennsylvania Chapter
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation*
Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited*
PA Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA), Southeast PA Branch, In memory of Mike Gerth*
PA QDMA, Mason Dixon Branch
PA QDMA, Susquehanna Branch
Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association*
Pheasants Forever, Inc. North Central PA Chapter #630
Potter County Conservation District
Susquehanna County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs
White Covered Bridge Assn.

*Organizations/foundations who gave specifically to Academy tuition scholarships as well as college scholarships to youth who excel in their outreach activities.


Foundation Support

The following foundations have invested in the the Academy’s mission.

Richard King Mellon Foundation

Colcom Foundation

The Degenstein Foundation

PA DCNR Community Conservation Partnerships Program

PA Department of Environmental Protection

Eastern Chapter of the Wild Sheep Foundation

Foundation for PA Watersheds

Laurel Foundation

NRA Foundation

Schuylkill Area Community Foundation

Sordoni Family Foundation

Amaranth Foundation

Reidler Foundation


Partnering Agencies and Organizations

Provide support in the form of staff time as instructors/mentors and/or Advisory Team members, facility use, equipment or materials.

Advanced Telemetry Systems, Inc.
Bass Pro
Cedar Crest College – School of Adult and Graduate Education
Cedar Springs Trout Hatchery
Clearwater Conservancy
Clinton County Conservation District
Hunters Sharing the Harvest
Department of Environmental Protection
Isaac Walton League of America, Red Rose Chapter
Kutztown University
Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Pennsylvania Game Commission
Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association
Pennsylvania Council Trout Unlimited
Pennsylvania State University
PSU Dubois
Penn State Extension
Powdermill Nature Reserve, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Quality Deer Management Association, PA Council and Chapters
Ruffed Grouse Society
Susquehanna University
The Wildlife Society, PA Chapter
Temple Fork Outfitters
Texas Brigades
Trout Unlimited, Lloyd Wilson Chapter
Trout Unlimited, Spring Creek Chapter
Tylersville State Fish Hatchery, Clinton County
USFWS, Northeast Fishery Center
U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers

Advisory Teams

Provide support and input on program development, implementation, and long-term sustainability.

PA Bucktails Advisory Team

Gary Alt, wildlife biologist
Dr. Chris Sacchi, Kutztown University
Wayne Sierer, Wilson High School Faculty – retired
Lisa Smith, private consultant and ecologist
Tim Smail, Quality Deer Management Association, PA Council
Kim VanFleet, Dickinson College

PA Brookies Advisory Team

Dee Fisher, PA Fish and Boat Commission
Greg Hoover, Penn State Extension
Scott Koser, Clinton County Conservation District
Judy Sittler, PATU, Spring Creek Chapter
Ken Undercoffer, Pennsylvania Council of TU
Adrienne Gemberling, Clearwater Conservancy

PA Drummers Advisory Team

Mark Banker, Appalachian Forestry Consultants
Tammy Colt, Pennsylvania Game Commission
Linda Ordiway, Ruffed Grouse Society
Lisa Williams, Pennsylvania Game Commission

PA Ursids Advisory Team  *In development, led by Gary Alt

PA Bass Advisory Team  *In development