Wildlife Habitat Unlimited Contributes to Scholarship
- Members of Pennsylvania Wildlife Habitat Unlimited (PWHU) recently made their
annual $3,000 contribution to the organization's scholarship fund at Penn State
in 2001, the Pennsylvania Wildlife Habitat Unlimited Scholarship provides
financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in the Wildlife
Technology program at Penn State DuBois.
graduates of the Wildlife Technology degree program go on to work in
conservation oriented fields. They conduct research aimed at preserving the environment
and animal and plant species, work to reclaim land damaged my mining or
deforestation, and more.
a non-profit, volunteer organization based in DuBois. They are made up of local
outdoors enthusiasts, environmentalists, and sportsmen and sportswomen.
According to PWHU members, the organization was created in 1985 with the sole
purpose of improving and creating wildlife
habitat. They create environmental awareness through education and club
sponsored projects, working to help sustain all forms of wildlife.
member Don Brown said his organization supports the Wildlife Technology program
because its goals are so closely aligned with those of PWHU. Brown said,
"Our mission is to protect and preserve wildlife and habitat for
generations to come. This education is about that.
more people learn and know about wildlife, the more they care, and the more
they'll do. We hope these kids will carry on and continue the work we've
Photo: Don Brown of Pennsylvania Wildlife Habitat Unlimited spoke at
the annual campus Scholarship Lunch in April, offering the donor's perspective
on scholarship support.