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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
CCC camps helped families overcome economic hardships stemming from the Great Depressionwere issued uniforms and given three meals a day, and many of them gained about
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
were issued uniforms and given three meals a day, and many of them gained about 40 pounds while in the camps, according to DCNR. The men earned $30 a month, most of which was sent home to their families. Charles Libby, of Loyalsock Township, was a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Fall foliage coming, just delayed, experts sayto Ryan Reed, an environmental education specialist with the Department of Cons
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
to Ryan Reed, an environmental education specialist with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The DCNR tracks foliage and puts out a weekly fall report so leaf-peepers can gauge when and where to go for the best colors. The... Read more
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Times Leader
Dallas Township receives $75K private donation to fund park restorationthe township received $24,375 from the state Department of Conservation and Nat
Times Leader / Posted 5 days ago
the township received $24,375 from the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The municipality matched the DCNR grant for a total of $48,750. Metz, whose family and business are located in Dallas Township, said he is “very excited”... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Many have love for state parksfor state parks, for which it wants input from park users. In conjunction with
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
for state parks, for which it wants input from park users. In conjunction with researchers at Penn State University, the DCNR has a short survey online at dcnr.pa.gov., dealing with access, amenities, funding and concepts for development. The... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania seeks to preserve parksPark had to install more trash cans because the carry in/carry out policy wasn'
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
Park had to install more trash cans because the carry in/carry out policy wasn't working. State park managers hope the DCNR's survey will help state officials figure out how to handle overcrowding and what people expect when they visit a... Read more
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Times Leader
Our view: Don’ t miss out on the best show of the seasonTrail from White Haven to Jim Thorpe are excellent options. And for a heads up
Times Leader / Posted 9 days ago
Trail from White Haven to Jim Thorpe are excellent options. And for a heads up on the best places each week, visit the DCNR website’s Fall Foliage Reports page at www.dcnr.pa.gov, which offers the percent of full color in various areas of the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Help make future bright for state parksprogram in the 1990s to stabilize park funding. As the state park system thriv
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
program in the 1990s to stabilize park funding. As the state park system thrives it also is pondering the future. The DCNR has begun work on a 25-year master plan for state parks, for which it wants input from park users. In conjunction with... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Pennsylvania tries to keep parks from being loved to deathPark had to install more trash cans because the carry in/carry out policy wasn'
The Register Citizen / Posted 9 days ago
Park had to install more trash cans because the carry in/carry out policy wasn't working. State park managers hope the DCNR's survey will help state officials figure out how to handle overcrowding and what people expect when they visit a... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Pennsylvania tries to keep parks from being loved to deathPark had to install more trash cans because the carry in/carry out policy wasn'
The Middletown Press / Posted 9 days ago
Park had to install more trash cans because the carry in/carry out policy wasn't working. State park managers hope the DCNR's survey will help state officials figure out how to handle overcrowding and what people expect when they visit a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Charge park fees to out-of-state usersand some break the rules (drinking alcohol and loud noise). They then drive hom
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
and some break the rules (drinking alcohol and loud noise). They then drive home, leaving Pennsylvania residents to pay. DCNR should deploy more rangers at state parks to enforce rules and limit the number of people admitted. This is better for... Read more
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TribLIVE
Allegheny Land Trust looks to add 70 acres in Sewickley Valleythree parcels, land trust spokeswoman Lindsay Dill said. The land trust has ra
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
three parcels, land trust spokeswoman Lindsay Dill said. The land trust has raised $223,000 toward the match required by DCNR, and now needs support from the surrounding neighborhoods and communities to raise the remaining amount in order to... Read more
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The Morning Call
As state park attendance climbs, Pennsylvania looking to prevent them from being loved to deathPark had to install more trash cans because the carry in/carry out policy wasn’
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
Park had to install more trash cans because the carry in/carry out policy wasn’t working. State park managers hope the DCNR’s survey will help state officials figure out how to handle overcrowding and what people expect when they visit a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania foresees 'banner year' of leaf peeping this fallfact, Pennsylvania has 17 million acres of woodlands, according to the Departme
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
fact, Pennsylvania has 17 million acres of woodlands, according to the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR). And more than 2.5 million acres of those are state owned: Promise Land, Lehigh Gorge, French Creek, Elk, to name a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fall colors the payback for our cool, wet summerweekly check on fall foliage. Counties in the commonwealth’s northern tier are
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
weekly check on fall foliage. Counties in the commonwealth’s northern tier are showing up to 50 percent color, according to DCNR. In Luzerne, Schuylkill and Carbon counties, it reports that between zero and 10 percent of trees are in full color.... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Fall foliage is here; break out your cameras and smartphonesyour camera or smartphone, fall foliage is underway! The Pennsylvania Departme
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 25 days ago
your camera or smartphone, fall foliage is underway! The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and National Resources (DCNR) released its first fall foliage report Thursday. Northern-tier counties are showing up to 50% in color while the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Delmont seeks grants to fix Newhouse Park tennis courtsto consider that in our budget planning (for 2018),” Cheyne said. In addition
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
to consider that in our budget planning (for 2018),” Cheyne said. In addition to future grants, the borough has an open DCNR grant from 2015 that was used to add and replace playground equipment at Newhouse Park, and to add an access that... Read more

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