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 2nd biennial meeting for academic, professional, and amateur botanists to share current research will be held at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel in State College on November 7 and 8. Register here.
The latest edition of the PNHP Quarterly Newsletter is available. This issue includes articles on the Berks County Natural Heritage Inventory update and Pennsylvania Crayfish. View the issue here.
The Berks County 2014 Natural Heritage Inventory Update is complete and available to download here.
The latest edition of the PNHP Quarterly Newsletter is available. This issue includes articles on tracking the West Virginia White Butterfly, Piping Plovers on Presque Isle, and volunteering in data management. View the issue here.
The latest edition of the PNHP Quarterly Newsletter is available. This issue includes articles on Bryophytes and Lichens of Dry Oak Heath Forest Communities, plants at the edge of their range, and preserving species records. View the issue here.