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Native Plants

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

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


August 22, 2018 02:00 PM
By: DCNR

After seven weeks of learning new skills and completing hard work, the third PA Outdoor Corps summer program has wrapped up this month.


August 01, 2018 04:00 PM
By: Greg Podniesinski, Natural Heritage Section Chief, DCNR's Bureau of Forestry

We’re now in the midst of summer and wild blueberries and huckleberries are in season, providing a tasty snack for humans and wildlife.


July 25, 2018 04:25 PM
By: Bryn Hanrahan, DCNR Communications Intern

Learn about DCNR's lake maintenance and improvement efforts across the state to support biodiversity, wildlife, and recreation.


July 11, 2018 03:15 PM
By: DCNR

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


June 13, 2018 11:00 AM
By: DCNR

DCNR is encouraging the use of biochar in rain gardens and urban tree plantings to assist plant growth and adsorb water.


May 16, 2018 12:00 PM
By: DCNR

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


April 18, 2018 03:00 PM
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.


February 21, 2018 04:00 PM
By: DCNR

From 1933 to 1942, hundreds of thousands of unemployed men worked as part of the Civilian Conservation Corps in 151 camps in PA.


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?