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Wildlife

May 18, 2022 12:00 AM
By: Chris Firestone, Ecological Program Specialist, and Rebecca Bowen, Ecological Services Manager

The Wild Resource Conservation Program works to protect the most vulnerable of Pennsylvania's wildlife.


Tags: Wildlife, Water
April 07, 2022 12:00 AM
By: Nate Reagle, Ecologist, DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry

Beavers are often underappreciated “nature’s engineers” that provide many benefits to the entire ecosystem.


Tags: Wildlife
February 02, 2022 12:00 AM
By: Nate Reagle, Ecologist, DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry

Everything you wanted to know about groundhogs.


Tags: Wildlife
April 28, 2021 12:00 AM
By: Ryan Reed, Natural Resource Program Specialist, Bureau of Forestry

These large, beneficial insects will emerge in the billions this year.


March 31, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Contributions to the Keystone Tree Fund help plant urban trees and trees along streams to assist with water quality.


March 03, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Supporting biodiversity conservation helps to ensure healthy forests and wildlife.


January 07, 2021 12:00 AM
By: DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn

Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn reflects on DCNR's most notable accomplishments during 2020.


October 14, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Pennsylvania agencies and residents can both work together to combat chronic wasting disease.


February 26, 2020 12:00 AM
By: Rebecca Bowen, Conservation Science and Ecological Resources Division Chief, DCNR's Bureau of Forestry

Early detection and rapid response of invasive plants is critical for limiting their negative impacts.


February 24, 2020 12:00 AM
By: Emily Domoto, Ecological Services Section Chief, Bureau of Forestry

The invasive Japanese barberry isn’t attracting another invasive pest, but a pest that many Pennsylvanians try to avoid -- ticks.