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June 20, 2019 12:00 PM

Ups, downs, and surprises are all part of life for fledglings testing their wings in the city—and for the volunteers who rescue them.


June 03, 2019 12:00 PM

“Hellbender” may conjure an image of a villain in a blockbuster action movie, but in fact it’s the latest member of Pennsylvania royalty.


May 24, 2019 01:00 PM

As warmer weather returns, so do black flies - a pest that can inundate folks seeking outdoor recreation.


May 01, 2019 02:00 PM

A warm, sunny day may appear to be perfect for being outdoors, but it’s what you don’t see that could cause problems.


October 02, 2018 09:00 AM

Former DEP intern Brittany Sprout has begun pursuit of a new dream inspired by her transformative experience working for the agency.


September 26, 2018 09:00 AM

Any farmer can tell you the sun is crucial for growing crops, but few can claim to harvest the sun itself.


September 17, 2018 09:00 AM

If you use a septic system, be septic smart!


September 14, 2018 12:00 PM

Discharged pool water and waters containing chlorine or other chemicals can be detrimental to aquatic life if not handled responsibly.


June 27, 2018 12:00 PM

Summertime living can be easy, but that hot sun and humid air can drive up energy bills.


June 18, 2018 12:00 PM

Falcon Watch and Rescue offers new and unique experiences to DEP's Environmental Education interns.