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Explore Backyard Wildlife

You can always visit one of Pennsylvania's state game lands or parks to enjoy wildlife, but birds and mammals are also our neighbors. Check out the lessons below for ways to explore wildlife right in your backyard. Wildlife on WiFi resources support Pennsylvania State Academic Standards for Environment and Ecology.

Activities and Lessons

Positive Pollinators activities:
Courtesy of Pollinator Partnership in conjunction with the Game Commission's Howard Nursery Teacher Resource Guide 


Videos and Watchable Wildlife



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