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Tag: wildlife

Exploring a Career as a Wildlife Conservation Officer – Part 1

This blog post is the first of a three part series, written by Luke, a three year veteran of the Academy attending PA Bucktails as a student and Assistant Team Leader and PA Drummers as an Assistant Team Leader.  He was… Read More

Reports from the Field: Snowy Owl

PA Brookies student Logan recently sent me an email to share his very exciting wildlife encounter.  He wrote: Last week I was fortunate enough to observe two Snowy Owls in the wild and was hoping to share my experience…. Read More

Just Around the Corner

In spite of the recent snow, I find myself eager for spring’s arrival. Although the winter weather has cooperated, providing enough snow for skiing and ice for hockey, I am excited at the prospect of new opportunities that… Read More

Reports from the Field: Bird Banding

As a part of their outreach after the field school, Academy youth participate in outreach in the areas of education, service work, media engagement, and the creative arts.  Reports from the Field are reports from the youth on… Read More

On Bats in January

Recently, I embarked on an after-school hike at Caledonia State Park. Despite the below freezing temperatures the previous day, the thermometer held steady at 65 degrees. Tiny remnants of ice lay sporadically throughout the trail, but otherwise Mother… Read More