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State Forests

May 15, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Penn's woods offers countless ways to explore its natural beauty through mountain biking.


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.


April 17, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Pennsylvania state parks and forests offer a variety of ways to camp based on your desired level of comfort.


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.


March 06, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Restore PA funding could help communities upgrade and expand green infrastructure, such as local and state parks, state forests, and trails.


February 21, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Several programs are working to encourage people of color to get outdoors in Pennsylvania.


February 06, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

State parks and forests offer visitors some of the most beautiful natural sites across the state and a connection to Black history.


January 30, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Rebecca Bowen, Ecological Services Section 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.