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March 21, 2018 09:00 AM

State Forester and Bureau of Forestry Director Daniel Devlin is retiring, ending a career of state service that spans almost four decades.

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

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

February 21, 2018 04:00 PM

From 1933 to 1942, hundreds of thousands of unemployed men worked as part of the Civilian Conservation Corps in 151 camps in PA.

February 21, 2018 01:00 PM

Tucked in the Nippenose Valley is a former red brick elementary school, an example of a strong public-private partnership.

February 14, 2018 10:00 AM
By: Rebecca Bowen, Ecological Services Section Chief, DCNR's Bureau of Forestry

Long-stemmed red roses are a favorite Valentine’s Day gift among sweethearts. But did you know that Pa. has many native roses growing wild?

February 07, 2018 03:45 PM

Have you ever spent time enjoying a Pennsylvania rail trail? The opportunities at rail trails are nearly endless!

February 01, 2018 11:00 AM
By: Rebecca Bowen, Ecological Services Section Chief, DCNR's Bureau of Forestry

Your backyard habitat can be critical to wildlife survival in the winter. Check out our tips for improving your backyard habitat.

January 24, 2018 01:00 PM

If the weather is cooperative, January and February can be the prime time to think about ice fishing in Pennsylvania.