Advocates of riparian buffers - trees and other plantings near stream and creek beds - say they could help reduce flooding impacts like those created last week by heavy rains from Tropical Storm Ida.
The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is starting an ATV Regional Trail Connector pilot program Friday. It offers all-terrain-vehicle lovers more opportunities for extended rides.
Bethany Hare, who worked during the past five years as a Pennsylvania assistant park manager in Bucks County, has been promoted to park manager for state parks in Collegeville and Fort Washington PA.
The borough, as well as Worcester Township, were the only two Montgomery County municipalities named Thursday to receive community conservation partnership funding. Their combined total: $754,000.
Coming to Limerick Community Park on Swamp Pike: an inclusive playground facility, and a protective pavilion, thanks to a $220,000 grant awarded to Limerick Township by the state, announced Friday.
Park and trail improvements in Upper Salford, Upper Frederick, Limerick, and Royersford have attracted nearly three-quarters of a million dollars from the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
A portion of Ridley Creek in Ridley Creek State Park, Delaware County PA, is regulated and protected, but it's a year-round haven for fly fishing.
An independent review of Pennsylvania forests concluded wood products from timber harvested there came from a well-managed sustainable system and could be sold with an environmentally friendly label.