U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, partnerships are flourishing between Plain-Sect landowners and the federal and state agencies, and NGOs that rely on one another to maintain working lands and conserve at-risk wildlife like the Chesapeake logperch.

Landowners step up to the plate to help endangered bats.
Follow of the story of Tom and Wendy Belinda as they work to conserve wildlife habitat on their land in Pennsylvania.

Dianne Thees of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Pennsylvania Field Office, her husband Mike, along with their dogs Luke and Belle, were honored by their town of Tyrone, Pennsylvania, with the Hometown Hero award for their incredible volunteer service in canine search and rescue. Initially inspired by her brother, Dianne began volunteering in canine search and rescue as a way to give back to others. Realizing her passion, canine search and… Read More