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Climate Change

January 22, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Energy efficiency is just one way DCNR is acting to address environmental challenges.


January 08, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn reflects on DCNR's most notable accomplishments during 2019


October 30, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Jim Hyland, District Forester, Tioga State Forest

With wetter downpours comes the potential for more frequent landslides in Pennsylvania.


October 02, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

The Kittatinny Ridge is getting a regional focus on protecting this critical natural asset.


June 24, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Citizen scientists are contributing all kinds of information about plants, wildlife, and weather. Learn how to contribute.


May 24, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Jim Hyland, District Forester, Tioga State Forest

Subtle or pronounced increases in annual rainfall can unseasonably swell normally calm creeks and rivers to dangerous levels for paddlers.


May 01, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Some Pennsylvania tree species won’t be able to thrive here as the climate continues to change faster than the plants can adapt.


April 26, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Greg Podniesinski, Natural Heritage Section Chief, DCNR's Bureau of Forestry

What do we mean when we say Pennsylvania forests sequester carbon? An explanation follows.


March 20, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Work continues on a goal of planting 95,000 acres of forest buffers along waterways throughout the state by 2025.


March 01, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

New invasive species are expected to move into the commonwealth, and those already here could increase due to changing climate.