Wildlife Outreach Center
WOW is your one stop location for finding extension fact sheets, handbooks, webinars, youth programs and answers to frequently asked questions about Pennsylvania wildlife.
We’ve always had lots of great information on PA wildlife, but now we have brought it all together at one website making it much easier to locate what you are looking for. Whether you are interested in habitat management, solving a nuisance wildlife problem or locating a rehabilitator to take care of an injured animal, you’ll find the information you need is just a click away.
July 21, 2014Contrary to recent well-publicized research, habitat loss, not insecticide use, continues to be the best explanation for the declines in grassland bird populations in the U.S. since the 1980s, according to a new study by ecologists.
June 25, 2014All of us have read articles about how to attract birds, butterflies and hummingbirds to our gardens, but not many articles appear about attracting bats.
May 23, 2014Conventional oil and gas development in northern Pennsylvania altered bird communities, and the current massive build-out of shale-gas infrastructure may accelerate these changes, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.