The Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program (PNHP) is a member of
NatureServe, an international network of natural heritage programs
that gather and provide information on the location and status of
important ecological resources (plants, vertebrates, invertebrates,
natural communities and geologic features). Our purpose is to provide
current, reliable, objective information to help inform environmental
decisions. PNHP information can be used to guide conservation work and
land-use planning, ensuring the maximum conservation benefit with the
The latest edition of the PNHP Quarterly Newsletter is available. This issue includes articles on winter field and museum work, and botanical work supported by the Wild Resource Conservation Program. View the issue here.
The latest edition of the PNHP Quarterly Newsletter is available. This issue includes the Erie County Natural Heritage Inventory update, the Pennsylvania Botany Symposium, photos captured by trail cameras used in mammal surveys, and a new address for our Middletown staff. View the issue here.
The latest edition of the PNHP Quarterly Newsletter is available. This quarter, the newsletter highlights PNHP projects in the far eastern and far western parts of the state. View the issue here.
The latest edition of the PNHP Quarterly Newsletter is available. Our feature articles for the second quarter of 2012 include a Bioblitz survey at Kings Gap State Park, a new database called FIND, and unique insect life at Slaughtering Ground Barrens. We have also included a new section that highlights collaborative projects. View the issue here.
29 Natural Heritage Areas from the Cameron County Natural Heritage Inventory have been added to the interactive CNHI map. View the updated map