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First-Time Campers to Find Special Deal at Many Pa. State Parks

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is providing first-time campers with needed gear and a reservation for two nights at a...

May 05, 2015, 17:03 ET

USDA Announces up to $235 Million for Partnered Conservation Program

 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced an investment of up to $235 million to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought,...

Apr 28, 2015, 08:58 ET

Pennsylvania DCNR to Expand 'Clean Air Beach Program' to Eight State Parks

 After a successful two-year operation of a pilot smoke-free beach at a state park in Cumberland County, the Department of Conservation and...

Apr 23, 2015, 13:25 ET

DCNR, Harrisburg Senators Teaming Up for Harrisburg Area Trees

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Harrisburg Senators are teaming up to show the value of planting trees in special...

Apr 23, 2015, 13:20 ET

DCNR Announces Local Changes To Horseback Riding in Elk State Forest

In an effort to further safeguard natural resources and enhance the experience of all trail-users, the Department of Conservation and Natural...

Apr 22, 2015, 14:07 ET

Nature Conservancy of Canada receives Earth Day Award

Selected by Canada's Top 100 Employers TORONTO, April 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has earned a national honor....

Apr 21, 2015, 16:35 ET

PennDOT, Conservation and Natural Resources Partnership to Save Time, Resources

 Starting this month, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) vehicles at seven state parks and one state forest will be...

Apr 14, 2015, 11:38 ET

Pennsylvania DCNR Warning Anglers, Others of High Wildfire Danger

 With the approach of Pennsylvania's traditional statewide trout season opener on April 18, and a rash of recent wildfires, the Department of...

Apr 13, 2015, 15:34 ET

NRCS California Celebrates Earth Team Volunteer Week

 The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is celebrating National Volunteer Week by thanking and honoring its Earth...

Apr 09, 2015, 16:03 ET

DCNR's TreeVitalize Program Aiding Community Tree-Planting Efforts

Communities across Pennsylvania will become a little greener this spring thanks to the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources'...

Apr 08, 2015, 10:22 ET

DCNR to Continue Regular Surveying to Determine Trends in Sustainable Forestry, Timber Industry

 Using recently compiled data as a baseline, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Acting Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today announced...

Apr 03, 2015, 17:20 ET

2015 Conservation Easement Applications for Agricultural lands and Wetlands Due May 15

 USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is currently accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easements Program...

Apr 03, 2015, 12:57 ET

Construction to begin at Poe Paddy Tunnel along Penns Creek

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anglers, hikers and other outdoors enthusiasts are reminded repair work soon will be...

Mar 13, 2015, 18:35 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Declares March 15-21 Wildfire Prevention Week

Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed March 15-21 as Wildfire Prevention Week in Pennsylvania, noting drying March winds and warming temperatures...

Mar 10, 2015, 18:10 ET

Farmers Offered Funding to Help Protect Nesting Tricolored Blackbirds in their Fields

 Farmers who have Tricolored Blackbirds nesting in their fields may be eligible for financial assistance from USDA's Natural Resources...

Mar 09, 2015, 15:41 ET

Deadline for Conservation Innovation Grant Pre-Proposals is Quickly Approaching

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is announcing that April 10, 2015, will be the deadline to submit project...

Mar 03, 2015, 15:16 ET

Pennsylvania Governor's Budget Invests in Energy Development, Conservation of State Environmental and Recreational Resources

Governor Tom Wolf's 2015-16 Budget released today will make Pennsylvania an energy leader through new investments to take full and responsible...

Feb 26, 2015, 17:46 ET

Un échange de créances permettra de financer la conservation marine dans les Seychelles

-- L'entente d'investissement entre The Nature Conservancy, le gouvernement des Seychelles et le Club de Paris est le premier du genre. The...

Feb 12, 2015, 13:30 ET

NRCS California Accepting Applications for Tribal Initiative

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is again partnering with California's tribal nations to make financial...

Feb 11, 2015, 15:20 ET

Heritage Rail Trail in York County is Pennsylvania's 2015 Trail of the Year

 Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Heritage Rail Trail in York County is the 2015 Trail of the Year in Pennsylvania. "I'm...