570-245-8518 7 East Water St. Lock Haven, PA 17745

The Wildlife Leadership Academy is only possible because of support from every level – from sponsorships to our partners at state agencies and conservation organizations – these folks are the reason that we can educate and empower the next generation of conservation leaders!

Habitat Level Sponsor  $10,000 +

The Wildlife Leadership Academy is 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 Game Commission

HEMLOCK $5,000 +

National Wild Turkey Federation
Chesapeake Energy Corporation

OAK $2,500 +

American Petroleum Institute


Grassroots $250+

American Fisheries Society, PA Chapter
Appalachian Audubon Society
Black Forest Conservation Association
Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities
Crossroads Foundation
Dwight Lewis Lumber Company, Inc.
Earth Conservancy
Franklin County Conservation District
Lebanon County Conservation District*
McKean County Conservation District
North Central PA Pheasants Forever 630
Northampton County Federated Sportsmen’s Club
National Wild Turkey Federation, Peters Creek Trail Chapter
National Wild Turkey Federation, SUN Area Chapter
PA NWTF, Lakeland Longbeards Chapter 41
PA Trappers’ Association
Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association*
Potter County Conservation District
Safari Club International, Lehigh Valley Chapter
Sendell Motors
The Wildlife Society, Pennsylvania Chapter
Trout Unlimited, Iron Furnace Chapter
White Ash Land Association

*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 Academy’s mission.

Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds
NRA Foundation
PA DCNR Community Conservation Partnerships Program
PNC Charitable Trusts
PPL Foundation
Reidler Foundation
Richard King Mellon Foundation
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
S. Kent Rockwell Foundation
Schuylkill Area Community Foundation
The Campbell 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.
Cedar Crest College – School of Adult and Graduate Education
Chester Water Authority
Clearwater Conservancy
Clinton County Conservation District
Hunters Sharing the Harvest
PA Department of Environmental Protection
Kutztown University
Lancaster County Conservation District
NWTF, Pennsylvania
Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art

Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Pennsylvania Game Commission
Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association
Pennsylvania State University
Penn State Dubois
Penn State Extension
QDMA, PA Council and Chapters
Ruffed Grouse Society
Susquehanna University
The Wildlife Society, PA Chapter
Texas Brigades
Trout Unlimited, Pennsylvania Council
Trout Unlimited, Lloyd Wilson Chapter
Trout Unlimited, Spring Creek Chapter
Tylersville State Fish Hatchery, Clinton County