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State Forests

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 03:45 PM
By: DCNR

They Keystone Fund’s 25th anniversary was July 2, 2018, and DCNR and its partners continue to celebrate the fund and its successes!


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 30, 2018 01:15 PM
By: DCNR

Learn about and attend river sojourns and other paddling opportunities during June, Pennsylvania Rivers Month!


May 30, 2018 01:00 PM
By: DCNR

Meet our Good Natured Pa'ian, Kyle Fawcett. He's a volunteer, photographer, outdoors and wildlife enthusiast, communicator, and educator!


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.


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 20, 2018 02:00 PM
By: DCNR

In light of International Dark Sky Week (April 15-21), here are some ways you can enjoy PA’s dark skies and help mitigate light pollution.