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HUNTER EDUCATION & RELATED INFORMATION

Education Class Calendar
Hunter-Trapper Education
Successful Bowhunting
Successful Furtaking
Become an Instructor
Replacement Certification Cards
Today's Hunter & Trapper in Pennsylvania - Online Study Guide
Hunting - Related Shooting Incidents
Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC)
Online Treestand Safety Course

 

Special Events and Programs

2017 Seedling Order Form
Seedlings for Schools Program
Seedlings for Schools Teacher's Guide (PDF)
Seedlings for Schools Student Pages (PDF)
Seedling Care and Planting Directions 
Explore Bowhunting
National Archery in the Schools Program
Field Days

 

Envirothon

The Pennsylvania Envirothon competition allows high school students from all 67 counties the opportunity to learn about our natural resources through a combination of classroom learning and outdoor activities. Envirothon stations consist of aquatics, forestry, soils, wildlife and a current environmental topic that changes each year. The Pennsylvania Game Commission facilitates the wildlife portion of the contest. These three videos can help students to prepare for the wildlife portion of the contests.

Wildlife Study Session 1
Wildlife Study Session 2
Wildlife Study Session 3

 

Other Special Events

July 25 - WILD About Raptors Teacher Workshop, Hawk Mountain, Kempton; 9a-3p

  • Presented by Hawk Mountain. $10 per Educator - receipts provided. Registration required. Limited to 20 participants. Designed for K-12 educators, this workshop will cover activities on adaptation, natural history, and conservation status of raptors. Live raptor program followed by time outdoors to build raptor watching and identification skills. Dress for the indoors and weather outside, and carry a day pack with bag lunch and bottled water. Complimentary light breakfast will be provided. Participants receive curriculum guide and Act 48 hours. Contact Erin Brown at brown@hawkmountain.org to register. http://www.hawkmountain.org/events/wild-about-raptors/page.aspx?id=5920  
 

CELEBRATING PENNSYLVANIA EAGLES AND ELK

Resources and activities to supplement the Pennsylvania Bald Eagles: Celebrating 30 Years of Restoration and Pennsylvania Elk: Celebrating 100 Years films.

Educator's Guide to Celebrating Pennsylvania Bald Eagles and Elk (PDF)
Correlations to Pennsylvania state education standards (PDF)
Pennsylvania Bald Eagles: Celebrating 30 Years of Restoration film
Pennsylvania Elk: Celebrating 100 Years film
Pennsylvania Bald Eagles: Celebrating 30 Years of Restoration poster (JPG)
Pennsylvania Elk: Celebrating 100 Years poster (JPG)
Several images of eagles, other raptors, and elk
Pennsylvania Bald Eagle webpage
Pennsylvania Elk webpage

 

Kid's Corner

Do You Know Me? (PDF)
Can You Tell? (PDF)
Feet First (PDF)
Home Sweet Home (PDF)
Pennsylvania Wildlife Video
Wildlife Activity Book