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 the Pennsylvania Mammal Atlas, the Pennsylvania Conservation Explorer Planning and Environmental Review tool and Bryophyte and Lichen Diversity. View the issue here.
The latest edition of the PNHP Quarterly Newsletter is available. This issue includes articles on Beaver and Chester Natural Heritage County updates and the Natural Communities and Heritage of Raccoon Creek State Park. View the issue here.
The latest edition of the PNHP Quarterly Newsletter is available. This issue includes articles on Freshwater Mussel Surveys and the Aquatic Vegetation of the Delaware River. View the issue here.
PNHP has developed new online resources for Pennsylvania’s iMapInvasives database. The new webpages reside on the PNHP website and provide information about invasive species including educational resources, a gallery of PA invaders, current news, and instructions on utilizing the iMapInvasives database.
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.