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October 01, 2019 12:00 PM

One of the most visible and obvious signs of water pollution is an oil sheen.


September 16, 2019 09:00 AM

If you use a septic system, be septic smart!


September 05, 2019 02:00 PM

​Harmful algal blooms (HABS) pop up every year in Pennsylvania as water temperatures rise.


August 22, 2019 03:00 PM

DEP biologists recently spent a week surveying the mussel population in Crawford County.


August 14, 2019 12:00 PM

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


August 12, 2019 09:00 AM

Partnerships and funding are key to improving water quality in Franklin County.


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.