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AGRICULTURE UNDERSCORED IN HOUSE CLIMATE COMMITTEE REPORT
June 30, 2020
New Data Released On Flood Risk Of Every Home In U.S. Due To Climate Change Impacts; 370,200 More Properties In PA At Substantial Risk
June 29, 2020
The Nature Conservancy-PA Protects 127 Acres On Kittatinny Ridge in Schuylkill County
June 29, 2020
DCNR Seeking Online Public Input On Pennsylvania’s Public & Private Forests
June 29, 2020

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn invited public input in an online survey helping DCNR chart the future course for forestlands in Pennsylvania. Beginning July 1 and continuing through August 31, the survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. Stakeholders, outdoors enthusiasts and others who visit and enjoy approximately 17 million acres of forestlands in Pennsylvania will be asked to weigh in on perceived individual forest use, and personal values placed on forests.

DEP Awards over $434,000 in Environmental Education Grants to Benefit Youth, Adults Statewide
June 26, 2020
JULY 4TH IS FISH-FOR-FREE DAY IN PENNSYLVANIA
June 26, 2020

From 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on July 4, no fishing license is required to fish, however all other fishing regulations apply. Click here to view a map of dozens of tackle loaner sites across Pennsylvania.

Is it Safe to Swim in the Wissahickon?
June 26, 2020

A cause for concern for those looking to swim there as Philadelphia has seen and will only continue to see increasing heavy rainfall.

Guidelines aim to improve Montgomery County trails
June 26, 2020
DEP Draft 2020 Water Quality Report Found 25,468 Miles Of Streams Have Impaired Water Quality
June 26, 2020

The PA DEP is inviting comments on the draft 2020 Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report. The report found 25,468 miles of streams in Pennsylvania-- about 30 percent, and an increase from 2016-- have impaired water quality for one or more uses--  water supply (84 miles), aquatic life (17,547 miles), recreation (9,935 miles) or fish consumption (2,817 miles).

‘We don’t see the refinery starting’: PES site’s new owner envisions an ‘environmentally conscious’ commercial hub
June 26, 2020

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