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Native Plants

September 22, 2020 12:00 AM
By: Chris K. Firestone, Botanist, Ecological Services Section, Bureau of Forestry

Pennsylvania's forests offer options to decorate for fall.


August 19, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

It's time to think about letting go of all of that grass.


April 29, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Pennsylvania native plants bring beauty and purpose to gardens.


March 27, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Looking up into the trees can provide you with a different perspective of spring wildflowers.


January 08, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

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


June 18, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Kristi Allen, Pennsylvania Plant Conservation Network Program Coordinator

In the case of one rare orchid in Pennsylvania, it’s people who are helping to perform this important task.


March 15, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

In response to need for on-the-ground, active conservation efforts, DCNR establishes statewide network for conservation of native plants.


February 27, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Rebecca Bowen, Conservation Science and Ecological Resources Division Chief, DCNR's Bureau of Forestry

We're always on the lookout for invasive plant species that are up-and-coming threats. Check out these emerging species of concern.


January 30, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Rebecca Bowen, Conservation Science and Ecological Resources Division Chief, DCNR's Bureau of Forestry

Winter is a great time to observe orchids. The bright green of the leaves in winter is the best way to identify these plants.


January 23, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

DCNR manages 2.2 million acres of state forest for generations of future use. Public involvement is critical to the process.