Thursday, January 28, 2021

Latest PA Natural Heritage Program Newsletter Now Available

PA Natural Heritage Program, a partnership that gathers and provides information on the location of status of plants, wildlife, ecosystems and geological structures in Pennsylvania.

The Program also operates and maintains the PA Conservation Explorer database to facilitate conservation planning and environmental permit reviews.

The participating agencies include the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Fish and Boat Commission, Game Commission and the Western PA Conservancy, in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services.

The PA Natural Heritage Program publishes a quarterly newsletter-- Wild Heritage News--  to keep the public and interested practitioners up-to-date on news related to the Program.

For example, the November newsletter features articles on--

-- Pennsylvania Fens, Ancient Biodiversity Hotspots On The Edge Of Survival

-- Restoring Fens’ Rare Plant Populations On State Game Land

-- Managing River Flows In Western PA

-- Bear Run Conifer Plantation Restoration Update

-- Botany Update From The Conowingo Island

-- Canby’s Mountain Lover Gets Needed Help

-- Citizen Scientists Search For Invasive Water Chestnut

-- Call To Action: Lights Out For Migratory Birds

-- Ohiopyle Wetland and Stream Restoration

-- Yellow Stoneroot Borer Rediscovered In Pennsylvania

Click Here to read the November issue.  

To sign up for an email notification when the next newsletter is available, send an email to Kent Taylor, PA Natural Heritage Program, at:

For more information on the program, visit the PA Natural Heritage Program website.

[Posted: January 28, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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