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Native Plants

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.


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.


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


December 12, 2018 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

DCNR and its partners are monitoring and working to adapt and mitigate impact on Pennsylvania’s plants, animals, and landscape.


August 22, 2018 02:00 PM
By: DCNR

After seven weeks of learning new skills and completing hard work, the third PA Outdoor Corps summer program has wrapped up this month.


August 01, 2018 04:00 PM
By: Greg Podniesinski, Natural Heritage Section Chief, DCNR's Bureau of Forestry

We’re now in the midst of summer and wild blueberries and huckleberries are in season, providing a tasty snack for humans and wildlife.


July 25, 2018 04:25 PM
By: Bryn Hanrahan, DCNR Communications Intern

Learn about DCNR's lake maintenance and improvement efforts across the state to support biodiversity, wildlife, and recreation.


July 11, 2018 03:15 PM
By: DCNR

DCNR employees have gone above and beyond to further the goals of the agency. Staff were recognized at the 2018 Employee Recognition Awards.