The observance underscores the work of DCNR, other state agencies, local governments and outdoors-oriented groups and businesses to renew participation in outdoor activities.
"Through the Get Outdoors PA program, citizens across the state can be connected to hundreds of outdoor recreation events to suit their interests," Dunn said. "Led by experienced trip leaders, these events provide safe, fun and close-to-home opportunities for healthy outdoor recreation."
Fishing, wildlife watching, kayaking, hiking, biking and special tips for first-time campers are just a few of the Get Outdoors PA activities planned throughout the state.
For those and other Get Outdoors PA events, log on to www.getoutdoorspa.org.
Details on the nationwide observances of Great Outdoors Month in June can be found at www.nationalgetoutdoorsday.org.
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources