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.
Wild thing: Pasto Ag Museum to look at historical wildlife collection
November 17, 2014The sixth in a series of fall open houses at Penn State's Pasto Agricultural Museum on November 16 will feature a special exhibit from the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management bird and mammal collection.
Habitat loss, not poison, better explains grassland bird decline
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.
Attracting Bats to Your Garden
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.