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Endangered and Threatened Species

Yellow-crowned night heronUnfortunately, numerous wildlife species in Pennsylvania have declined due to habitat loss, disease, climate change, and other causes. They are considered a species of concern, threatened or even endangered. Scroll down to learn more about these special species and how you can help them in Pennsylvania. Wildlife on WiFi resources support Pennsylvania State Academic Standards for Environment and Ecology.


How to Help


Activities and Lessons


Videos and Watchable Wildlife

Threatened and Endangered Species


Recovered Species



Wildlife on WiFi

Our vision is to connect Pennsylvania residents to their state’s wildlife from anywhere. To achieve this, the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s award-winning Wildlife on WiFi program provides innovative online learning opportunities, virtual lessons and educational resources about wildlife and its conservation.


Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence