A DCNR strategic initiative is to better engage with Pennsylvania’s youth, including expanding the ways we connect with young adults.
The invasive and destructive emerald ash borer is responsible for hundreds of millions of dead and dying ash trees.
DCNR has a goal of conserving, protecting, and restoring surface water resources and aquatic ecosystems on public lands.
Many Pennsylvania state parks provide opportunities for individuals to learn about archery, get started with the sport, or improve skills.
Paddleboarding is a water sport that is great exercise, helps you explore natural places, and can be enjoyed at many Pa. state parks.
Read about DCNR’s approach to reducing our carbon footprint, increasing carbon sequestration, and conservation and land management.
Pa. rivers are an integral part of our quality of life. Celebrate our rivers by participating in an annual sojourn!
Pennsylvania has more than 11,000 miles of trails, and spring is one of the best times to enjoy them.
DCNR is equipping state park and state forest staff with life-saving naloxone.
Disc golf at state and local parks can be enjoyed by families or solo players, of all ages and fitness levels.
Good Natured -- giving you a look at the good things happening in Pennsylvania’s natural places. From recreation activities to enjoy at our state parks and forests, to what DCNR is doing for you and the outdoors. We’ll bring you helpful information and tips to keep you “in the know” -- where to go, what to do, and ways to enjoy the beautiful Pennsylvania outdoors.
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