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Threatened & Endangered Species

**New! Exciting opportunity to support threatened, endangered, and at-risk wildilfe - Your help is needed.**

Visit OurNatureUSA.com to learn about the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 4647) that would bring stable funding to support Pennsylvania wildlife species in greatest need of conservation, including threatened and endangered species. Read about these species in the Pennsylvania Wildlife Action Plan.

Endangered Species

American Bittern
Least Bittern

Threatened Species

Allegheny Woodrat 
West Virginia Water Shrew

Recovered Species


Extinct Species

Passenger Pigeon

Extirpated Species

Wolf
Moose
Canada Lynx
Cougar
Wolverine 

What You Can Do To Help

How You Can Help to Make a Difference 
Endangered Species Act of 1973 (PDF)

More Information

Endangered Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish - Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission