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Climate Change

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

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

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

January 09, 2019 12:00 AM

Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn reflects on DCNR's most notable accomplishments during 2018

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM

DCNR and its partners are monitoring and working to adapt and mitigate impact on Pennsylvania’s plants, animals, and landscape.

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM

Learn about the latest efforts DNCR is undertaking to do more to go green and encourage others to do so.

July 11, 2018 03:15 PM

DCNR employees have gone above and beyond to further the goals of the agency. Staff were recognized at the 2018 Employee Recognition Awards.

May 01, 2018 04:00 PM
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 18, 2018 03:00 PM

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

March 21, 2018 08:00 AM
By: DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn

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