June 4, 2021
The monarch butterfly is both beautiful and in need of help. Learn about the conservation efforts that have been implemented for the monarch butterfly and how you can help in this week's Forest Friday!
May 21, 2021
The Riparian Forest Buffers Series for 2021 is available now to watch online. Learn how riparian buffers can help to naturally protect our environment and the beauty of the PA Wilds.
May 14, 2021
As you are out in the PA Wilds you may hear a unique ruckus made by none other than cicadas. In less than a month, periodical cicadas will begin to emerge from the soil where they have lived for 17 years. Learn more about these creatures through this DCNR Forest Friday article!
April 7, 2021
With springtime here, learn about the furry and feathered animals that are known as cavity nesters here in the PA Wilds. Keep your eye out for cavity nesters as you journey through the region.
March 26, 2021
Pennsylvanians interested in supporting streamside buffer and urban tree plantings can help through the newly established Keystone Tree Fund.
March 22, 2021
Much like the opening day of trout season, the return of the red-winged blackbird and the switch to Daylight Saving Time, the emergence of wild leeks in the Pennsylvania Wilds region is among the true harbingers of spring.
March 19, 2021
The PA Outdoor Corps is a program designed to cultivate the next generation of stewards and workforce while also improving our public lands. Being home to the largest concentration of public lands between NYC and Chicago, the PA Wilds has seen its fair share of benefits from the program, which can be adapted to any public land spaces in communities across the Commonwealth.
March 2, 2021
The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy recently announced the permanent protection of a 100-acre property in Penn Township, Clearfield County, that is bordered by approximately 6,000 feet of stream frontage along Bell Run, a tributary in the headwaters of the West Branch Susquehanna River.
February 17, 2021
Along Route 6 in the PA Wilds is Lynn Hall, a building with visual similarities and actual ties to Frank Lloyd Wright's famous Fallingwater.
February 9, 2021
When snow accumulates in state parks and forests, it's important to be prepared -- especially when you're out in the Wilds. If you are thinking of going out to enjoy some winter recreation, remember the following tips to keep warm, safe, and have an enjoyable time out in Penn’s Woods.
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