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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. 

What other supports or services do you need to help you teach about Pennsylvania wildlife and conservation? Let us know at wildlifeonwifi@pa.gov.


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Birds are everywhere in May, in forests and fields and yards, and may appear in large numbers in response to weather events. 

Activities/Lessons: How to Build Your Own Bird Feeder for all ages (PDF), Build Your Own Bird Nest for grades K–6 (PDF), Bird Digestive System Activity for grades 3–6 (PDF), Bird Feeder Bingo for grades K–6 (PDF), Bird Beak Bites for grades K–3 (PDF) 

Videos: Warbler Banding and Nanotags (3:55); Bluebird Basics & Cavity Nest Boxes (13:10) 

References: Pennsylvania Birding in MayBirding Locations in PennsylvaniaBackyard Bird FeedingSounds of Spring StorymapPennsylvania eBird

World Migratory Bird Day is officially celebrated on the second Saturday of May in Canada and the US (May 14th in 2022), and the second Saturday of October in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean (October 8th in 2022). However, every day is Bird Day, and you can celebrate birds and host events any day of the year!  


Remote Learning Resources 

Explore more than 100 online and DIY wildlife lessons, activities, story time readings, videos and livestream animal webcams. Game Commission educators are also available for free virtual lessons! Wildlife on WiFi resources support Pennsylvania State Academic Standards for Environment and Ecology.

From the Field

Ever wonder what it is like to work with wildlife? From the Field allows you to explore the exciting work of scientists, game wardens, and other wildlife professionals. Check out other From the Field videos. Let us know what topics you'd like to see featured by emailing wildlifeonwifi@pa.gov.

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Additional Resources

Do you love wildlife? Check out the additional links and resources below from our friends in the conservation field for more activities, lessons, educational resources, and more.


 

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