Thursday, May 18, 2023

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets May 24 On Revised Climate Action Plan, Cultural Resources Program, More

Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council is scheduled to meet on May 24 to hear presentations on a revised DCNR Climate Action Plan, the Cultural and Historical Resources Program and other updates from the agency.

Greg Czarnecki, DCNR’s Director of Applied Climate Science, will discuss DCNR’s efforts to advance its climate change and mitigation actions, including the revision of its Climate Action Plan.

Angie Jaillet-Wentling, Cultural and Historical Resources Program Coordinator for DCNR, will discuss the agency’s efforts to work cooperatively with other agencies to research, protect and tell the stories of our parks’ and forests’ cultural and historic past. She will showcase examples of the discoveries and work being done by the Outdoor Corps Cultural Resources crew.

DCNR Deputy Secretary Mike Walsh will touch on agency hiring changes that will help DCNR build a more diverse workforce for the future.

Public Comments

There will be two opportunities for public comment at the meeting.  If you are interested in presenting comments, please advise by email to no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 23.  You can provide comments at the beginning of the meeting or at the end of the meeting.  

You may also provide comments or questions after the meeting by emailing the same address or through the Council's webpage.


The meeting will be held in Room 105 Rachel Carson Building in Harrisburg starting at 10:00 a.m.  Click Here to join the meeting virtually through Microsoft Teams.

For more information and any available handouts, visit DCNR's Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council webpage.  Sign up to receive updates from the Council by sending an email to:

Visit Explore PA Trails and Get Outdoors PA for recreation areas near you.

Visit DCNR’s Conservation Education Opportunities webpage for more on programs and opportunities for people of all ages in all regions.

Visit the PA Parks & Forests Foundation’s Events webpage and DCNR’s Calendar of Events for activities happening near you.

  For more information on state parks and forests and recreation in Pennsylvania, visit DCNR’s website, Visit the Good Natured DCNR Blog,  Click Here for upcoming events, Click Here to hook up with DCNR on other social media-- Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.

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[Posted: May 18, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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