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DEP in Your Community

October 13, 2021 12:00 PM

European Frog-bit is a free-floating aquatic plant that resembles a miniature water lily.


September 16, 2021 12:00 PM

"The Pollinators" is a mural project supported by a DEP Environmental Education mini-grant.


February 17, 2021 12:00 PM

Climate change is a major challenge facing Pennsylvania, and DEP is leading many efforts to fight back and protect communities.


January 22, 2021 12:00 PM

For many years, hydroelectric dams have prevented American Eels from migrating up the Susquehanna River.


October 05, 2020 01:00 PM

The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is the world’s largest volunteer effort to improve the health of the world’s oceans and waterways.


September 30, 2020 12:00 PM

DEP’s Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation wins national award for removal of 70 acres of hazardous coal refuse piles in Ehrenfeld


September 08, 2020 08:00 AM

DEP staff volunteered with the Bucks County Conservation District to remove invasive water chestnuts from from Lake Towhee.


July 28, 2020 02:00 PM

Summer is the season for stream work. With 86,000 miles of streams and rivers in PA, maintenance of these waterways can be a daunting task.


July 24, 2020 11:00 AM

DEP has converted over 63,000 paper mining maps to digital format in order to make mining safer, and government more efficient.


May 11, 2020 10:00 AM

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