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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.


March 01, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

New invasive species are expected to move into the commonwealth, and those already here could increase due to changing climate.


February 27, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Rebecca Bowen, Ecological Services Section Chief, DCNR's Bureau of Forestry

We're always on the lookout for invasive plant species that are up-and-coming threats. Check out these emerging species of concern.


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.


January 09, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn reflects on DCNR's most notable accomplishments during 2018


January 04, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Hikers bring in the new year with friends, family, and pets in Pennsylvania's state parks