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State Forests

October 16, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Pennsylvania's state tree, the eastern hemlock, is seriously threatened by the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid.


July 24, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

This year, DCNR employees once again have gone above and beyond to further the goals of the agency.


June 12, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

DCNR manages many river islands in Pennsylvania for conservation and recreation opportunities


May 29, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Connecting with nature has deeply restorative benefits, not only for your physical health, but your mental health as well.


May 15, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Penn's woods offers countless ways to explore its natural beauty through mountain biking.


May 01, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Some Pennsylvania tree species won’t be able to thrive here as the climate continues to change faster than the plants can adapt.


April 26, 2019 12:00 AM
By: Greg Podniesinski, Natural Heritage Section Chief, DCNR's Bureau of Forestry

What do we mean when we say Pennsylvania forests sequester carbon? An explanation follows.


April 17, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DCNR

Pennsylvania state parks and forests offer a variety of ways to camp based on your desired level of comfort.


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.