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
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The latest edition of the PNHP Quarterly Newsletter is available. This issue includes articles on Northeastern bulrush, conservation planning on state game lands, and dragonfly skins. View the issue here.
The Lehigh and Northampton County Natural Heritage Inventory 2013 Update is complete and available to download here.
The Jefferson County Natural Heritage Inventory is complete and available to download here.
The latest edition of the PNHP Quarterly Newsletter is available. This issue includes articles on invasive aquatic plants, limestone habitats, and the fly poison borer moth. View the issue here.
The Vernal Pools of Pennsylvania website has a new home with the Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program. The site has pictures and information on a wide range of topics related to vernal pool habitats and conservation.
View the site here.