Protecting Land Resources

Wildlife and Land Use

Protecting Land Resources

Participants will discuss the changes in Pennsylvania’s natural resources since the arrival of WilliamPenn, reviewing the impact of development on endangered and threatened species as well as the challenges of managing white-tailed deer.


  • What historical events caused changes to Pennsylvania’s natural resources?
  • What organizations and agencies evolved to manage natural resources?
  • What are the main reasons for endangered and threatenedspecies?
  • Why is it important to manage whitetailed deer?
  • Why is it important to remove invasive species and promote native plantings?



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