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  • Monarchs to Mexico

    This week’s blog was written by Jocelyn G., a Drummers alumni. She writes about her experience attending a Monarch Butterfly tagging session.

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  • Falling

    This week’s blog was written by Laura M., a Bass alumni. She writes about how her brother’s leaf collection project inspired her and her family to get out and enjoy the beautiful changing leaves this fall.

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  • The Greatness Hidden in Nature

    This week’s blog was written by Sinclaire O., a Bucktails alumni. She writes about the beautiful scenery and outdoor activities available all year round at the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon.

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  • The Beautiful Leaves

    This week’s blog was written by Laura M., a Bass alumni. She writes about the reasons why leaves change their colors during the fall season.

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  • A Zoo’s Part In Conservation

    This blog is written by Paige F, a Bass alumni. She writes about how zoos benefit conservation efforts by providing animals with a safe healing place.

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Nominate a Teen Today!

We are now taking nominations for the 2020 field school season. Academy students gain extensive knowledge about wildlife, fisheries, and conservation plus develop leadership and communication skills. Do you know of a student who would benefit from our program? Nominate them today!

Our Mission

The mission of the Wildlife Leadership Academy is to engage and empower high school age youth to become Conservation Ambassadors to ensure a sustained wildlife, fisheries and natural resource legacy for future generations.

Becoming a Conservation Ambassador

Our student’s Conservation Ambassador journey begins as they attend rigorous summer field schools that focus on wildlife/fisheries biology and conservation as well as leadership skills development and continues with community outreach through education, service, media engagement, creative arts, and outdoor mentorship.  Take a tour of a field school below or click right through to learn the benefits of being a part of the Wildlife Leadership Academy and apply!

PA Bucktails

Focusing on white-tailed deer, their biology, habitat and management.

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PA Bass

Focusing on bass and warm water conservation.

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PA BROOKIES

Focusing on brook trout and coldwater conservation.

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PA DRUMMERS

Focusing on ruffed grouse and early successional habitat.

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PA GOBBLERS

Focusing on the wild turkey, their biology and habitat engagement.

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PA URSIDS

Focusing on the black bear, its biology and habitat needs.

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