An important part of being a conservation ambassador is having the skills to engage with the media. At the Academy, youth interact with professionals from the field and practice mock interview so they are prepared to share the… Read More
Watching eyes, listening ears Silent feet, invisible shadow The knower and seeker The wily bird of the mysterious forest photo by Jackson and poem by Benjamin H., Wildlife Leadership Academy, Pennsylvania Drummers 2011 graduates
Being a change-maker goes beyond knowledge – it is making a connection. At the Academy we teach the youth about nature photography, journaling and sketching. We encourage the youth to continue their connection with the outside work through… Read More
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. The Academy, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is a cooperative initiative involving state agencies and conservation organizations.