pa-wildlife

To protect wildlife, SWPa lawmaker wants to take the air out of mass balloon releases

BY: - June 4, 2022

Violators could be hit with fines up to $100, according to the bill's sponsor, Rep. Matthew Dowling, R-Fayette, who says he's pursuing the legislation to protect the commonwealth's wildlife and livestock.

How Biden’s expanded endangered species protections help Pa. birds

BY: - June 30, 2021

When the Biden administration announced changes to the Endangered Species Act earlier this month that expanded protections for more than 2,500 species across the nation, such familiar Pennsylvania backyard birds as warblers, robins and sparrows, also indirectly benefited.  Because many bird species are ecological indicators of an environment’s wellbeing, the expanded protections underscore the need […]

Mirroring moves by western states, Pa. Rep. makes the case for conservation corridors

BY: - June 30, 2020

In January, Daley introduced House Resolution 670, a resolution that asks the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a study and report back on the feasibility of establishing conservation corridors in Pennsylvania, which would help the General Assembly decide whether or not corridors are needed and fiscally responsible in the commonwealth.