Environment

Invasive Species Council Seeks to Quantify Costs of Invasives to PA...

The Governor’s Invasive Species Council is conducting the first statewide survey to measure costs of the damage inflicted by invasive species in Pennsylvania, and...

Pennsylvania American Water Recognizes Charitable Foundation 2022 Workforce Readiness Grantees

The American Water Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization established by American Water, recently announced three organizations were awarded a 2022 Workforce Readiness Grant, supporting communities...

Pennsylvania American Water Announces $310K Derry Township System Upgrade

Pennsylvania American Water announced the start of construction to replace a quarter of a mile of water main in Derry Township, Dauphin County, to...

DCNR Seeking Public Comment on Catawissa Recreation Area Master Plan  

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) announced it is seeking public comment on the master plan to create the Catawissa Recreation...

Outdoor Recreation Added Nearly $14 Billion to PA’s Economy in 2021,...

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today announced that outdoor recreation contributed $13.64 billion to Pennsylvania’s economy, accounting for 152,000 jobs, and 1.6...

PA Fish & Boat Recognizes Boating Law Enforcement Officer of the...

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is pleased to recognize that Waterways Conservation Officer (WCO) Mark Sweppenhiser has been named 2021 Boating Law...

Law Changes on How to Apply for Anterless Deer License in...

The way hunters apply for Pennsylvania antlerless deer licenses is about to change for the first time in decades. Senate Bill 431, which would allow...

DEP Documents Farmers’ Efforts in 2021-22 to Improve Water Quality in...

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced 2021-22 agricultural compliance data in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Visits to 2,670 farms documented superefficient nutrient use...

DCNR Announces Move to Modernize Camping Reservation System for State Forest...

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and State Forester Ellen Shultzabarger announced that state forest campsites will move to...

Cold Weather Life Jacket Requirement Now in Effect for Boaters, Anglers,...

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) reminds boaters, anglers, and hunters that the annual cold weather life jacket requirement is in effect. From November...

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