(NEW YORK) -- The establishment and enjoyment of the nation's national parks has become an American pastime a century and a half after Wyoming's famed Yellowstone National Park was formed. But the survival of the parks -- and the landscapes and ecosystems they house --... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced that grant applications are now being accepted for recreation and conservation projects in communities across Pennsylvania. “DCNR grants have a tremendous impact in helping communities with local park acquisition and improvements,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tongass National Forest stretches across nearly 17 million acres of land in southeast Alaska and is home to a lush vibrant ecosystem. It is now also at the center of a bitter battle between those trying to save the old growth... Read More.
Eli Roth is known for his horror films like Hostel and Knock Knock, but he tells ABC Audio the "scariest" film he's ever done is the new documentary Fin. Co-produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and released today as part of Discovery's Shark Week, Fin took Roth behind the scenes of the environmentally disastrous commercial shark fishing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Conservation group American Rivers has named Snake River, which passes through four Western states, the most endangered river in the country due to a series of dams that it says are threatening the existence of the river’s native salmon population. “They’ve never... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – After a meeting of the Commonwealth Drought Task Force, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today moved Clinton and McKean counties to drought warning and added 13 counties to drought watch. There are now three counties on drought warning: Clinton, McKean,... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - September’s arrival will end the Pennsylvania Game Commission public survey on wild turkey sightings, but participants can report their July and August sightings through Friday, Sept. 6. Reports must be filed online, either by visiting www.pgc.pa.gov and clicking on “August Turkey Sighting Survey” in... Read More.