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May 16, 2018
By: DCNR

The DCNR Bureau of Forestry carries out numerous prescribed burns on an annual basis. Learn about the benefits.


May 02, 2018
By: DCNR

When DCNR celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2020, its citizen advisory council (CNRAC) will be sharing the celebratory cake.


May 01, 2018
By: DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn

PA Envirothon is a fun, academic event that challenges high school students to think about the natural world and their roles in it.


April 20, 2018
By: DCNR

In light of International Dark Sky Week (April 15-21), here are some ways you can enjoy PA’s dark skies and help mitigate light pollution.


April 18, 2018
By: DCNR

As we approach Earth Day, one of our biggest challenges is how to respond and adapt to a changing climate. We need to act.


April 04, 2018
By: DCNR

Waterfalls are beautiful sights that can be the pinnacle of any hike. PA is home to countless waterfalls, many at state parks and forests.


March 21, 2018
By: DCNR

State Forester and Bureau of Forestry Director Daniel Devlin is retiring, ending a career of state service that spans almost four decades.


March 21, 2018
By: DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn

The importance of forests to clean water is well understood, and increasingly important in a warming climate.


March 07, 2018
By: Greg Czarnecki, Climate Change & Research Coordinator, DCNR

When the temperature drops and the snow falls, it’s not uncommon to hear the question, "How is climate change real if the winter is cold?"


February 21, 2018
By: DCNR

Long-time cross-country skier and state lands enthusiast, Jim Sota, got his first real taste of the sport more than 40 years ago.