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Local Parks

February 21, 2018 01:00 PM
By: DCNR

Tucked in the Nippenose Valley is a former red brick elementary school, an example of a strong public-private partnership.


February 14, 2018 10:00 AM
By: Rebecca Bowen, Conservation Science and Ecological Resources Division Chief, DCNR's Bureau of Forestry

Long-stemmed red roses are a favorite Valentine’s Day gift among sweethearts. But did you know that Pa. has many native roses growing wild?


February 07, 2018 03:45 PM
By: DCNR

Have you ever spent time enjoying a Pennsylvania rail trail? The opportunities at rail trails are nearly endless!


January 17, 2018 01:00 PM
By: DCNR

DCNR's Bureau of Forestry explains how the recent frigid, winter weather across Pennsylvania can impact the tick population.


January 10, 2018 01:30 PM
By: DCNR

Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn reflects on DCNR's 2017 accomplishments, and looks forward to the department's goals for the new year.


December 13, 2017 03:00 AM
By: DCNR

Governor Tom Wolf announced an investment of $44 million for 266 projects across Pa. that will help revitalize local communities.


November 01, 2017 03:00 PM
By: DCNR

DCNR thanks veterans across PA and the U.S. for their service. Read more to learn about how DCNR is honoring these brave men and women.


September 06, 2017 12:00 PM
By: DCNR

Birding, or birdwatching, is a popular hobby, especially in Pa. where there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy our feathered friends.


May 03, 2017 01:00 PM
By: DCNR

Pennsylvania has more than 11,000 miles of trails, and spring is one of the best times to enjoy them.


April 10, 2017 02:00 PM
By: DCNR

Disc golf at state and local parks can be enjoyed by families or solo players, of all ages and fitness levels.