Wildlife Conservation History



This listing of dates and events is a thumbnail sketch of Pennsylvania's wildlife conservation history. Browsers will find milestones in conservation history, ranging from the enactment of important natural resource laws to species re-introductions, and a variety of other interesting historical wildlife trivia. Follow the footsteps of Pennsylvania's, as well as the nation's, wildlife conservation movement by scrolling through the pages. More detailed information can be found in The Pennsylvania Game Commission, 1895-1995, 100 Years of Wildlife Conservation, a 233-page book published by the Game Commission in 1995.

1643 - 1799 | 1800 - 1849 | 1850 - 1869 | 1870 - 1889 | 1890 - 1899 | 1900 - 1909 | 1910 - 1919 | 1920 - 1929 | 1930 - 1939 | 1940 - 1949 | 1950 - 1959 | 1960 - 1969 | 1970 - 1979 | 1980 - 1989 | 1990 - 1999 | 2000 - 2009 | 2010 - Present 

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