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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 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.


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.


April 04, 2018 02:00 PM
By: DCNR

Waterfalls are beautiful sights that can be the pinnacle of any hike. PA is home to countless waterfalls, many at state parks and forests.


March 21, 2018 08:00 AM
By: DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn

The importance of forests to clean water is well understood, and increasingly important in a warming climate.


March 07, 2018 07:00 AM
By: Greg Czarnecki, Climate Change & Research Coordinator, DCNR

When the temperature drops and the snow falls, it’s not uncommon to hear the question, "How is climate change real if the winter is cold?"


February 21, 2018 05:00 PM
By: DCNR

Long-time cross-country skier and state lands enthusiast, Jim Sota, got his first real taste of the sport more than 40 years ago.