About Us

Established by The Wild Resource Conservation Act of 1982, WRCP is a part of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. We work closely with the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission to conduct and support research, conservation and education projects focused on preserving Pennsylvania’s biodiversity.
WRCP identifies research and conservation needs and priorities, provides grants and facilitates the flow of information between researchers, conservationists and educators. Over the past 29 years we’ve helped: