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Publications & Reportsline

Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program puts together reports for its completed projects, fact sheets about species and natural communities, lists of special-concern plants and animals in Pennsylvania, and other documents that span the breadth of program activities.

Scientific Publications

EVANS, R.R. and S.J. RAY. 2010. Distribution and environmental influences on freshwater gastropods from lotic systems and springs in Pennsylvania, USA, with conservation implications. American Malacological Bulletin 28:135-150. Click here to view the abstract on the BioOne website.

HART, J.A., T. Wampler, and P. Krutzsch. 2009. The Seminole Bat (Lasiurus seminolus) and Virginia Big-eared Bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus) in Pennsylvania. Bat Research News 50(1):1-4.  

Chapman, E.J. and T.A. SMITH. 2008. Structural community changes in freshwater mussel populations of Little Mahoning Creek, Pennsylvania. American Malacological Bulletin 26:161-169. Click here to view the abstract on the BioOne website.

EVANS, R. and S. RAY. 2008. Checklist of the freshwater snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Pennsylvania, USA. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science 82(2/3):92–97.

Ferster, B., B.R. LEPPO, M.T. Swartz, K. Vulinec, F. Habegger, and A. Mehring. 2008. Lepidoptera of Fort Indiantown Gap National Guard Training Center, Annville, Pennsylvania. Northeastern Naturalist 15(1):141–148. Click here to view the abstract on the BioOne website.

Pearce, T.A. and R. EVANS. 2008. Freshwater Mollusca of Plummers Island, Maryland. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington 15(1): 20–30. Click here to view abstract on the BioOne website.

JELLEN, B.C. and M.J. KOWALSKI. 2007. Movement and growth of neonate Eastern Massasaugas (Sistrius catenatus). Copeia 2007(4):994–1000. Click here to view the abstract on the BioOne website.
 

Inventories of Pennsylvania's state parks

Natural Resources Inventory and Management Recommendations for Kettle Creek State Park (October 2009).

Natural Resources Inventory and Management Recommendations for Sinnemahoning State Park (June 2008).

Inventory of Rare Plant Species and Plant Communities at Canoe Creek State Park, Blair County, Pennsylvania: Progress Report (June 2006).

Inventory of Rare Species and Plant Communities at Black Jack Swamp Natural Area and Clark Island Natural Area, Pymatuning State Park, Crawford County, Pennsylvania: Final Report (September 2004).

Inventory of Rare Species and Plant Communities, Slippery Rock Natural Area, Moraine State Park, Butler County, Pennsylvania: Final Report (April 2004).

Inventory of Rare Species and Plant Communities at Forest Cathedral Natural Area and Swamp Forest Natural Area, Cook Forest State Park, Clarion and Forest Counties, Pennsylvania: Final Report (August 2003).

Inventory of Rare Species and Plant Communities at Hemlock Trail Natural Area, Laurel Hill State Park, Somerset County, Pennsylvania: Final Report (August 2003).

Inventory of Rare Species and Plant Communities, Black Moshannon Bog Natural Area, Black Moshannon State Park, Centre County, Pennsylvania: Final Report (July 2003).

Inventories and vegetation classification of National Park Service units in Pennsylvania

Classification and Mapping of Vegetation and Fire Fuel Models at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (2007). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Vegetation Classification and Mapping at Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site (2007). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Vegetation Classification and Mapping at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site (2006). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Vegetation Classification and Mapping at Friendship Hill National Historic Site (2006). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Vegetation Classification and Mapping at Fort Necessity National Battlefield (2006). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Vegetation Classification and Mapping at Johnstown Flood National Memorial (2006). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Inventory of Plant Species of Special Concern at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site (2006). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Inventory of Bat Community Composition at Valley Forge National Historical Park (2006). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Inventory of Bat Community Composition at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. (2006). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Inventory of Bat Community Composition at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site (2006). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Survey for Endangered and Threatened Mammals at Gettysburg National Military Park and the Eisenhower National Historic Site (2006). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Vegetation Classification and Mapping of Valley Forge National Historical Park (2005). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Vegetation Classification and Mapping of Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site (2005). Click here to access the report on the National Park Service website.

Community Classifications

Terrestrial and Palustrine Plant Communities of Pennsylvania, 2nd Edition (2012).

Pennsylvania Statewide Seasonal Pool Ecosystem Classification (2009).

Classification, Assessment and Protection of Floodplain Wetlands of the Ohio Drainage (December 2008).

Classifying Lotic Systems for Conservation: Methods and Results of the Pennsylvania Aquatic Community Classification (June 2007). Click here to view.

User's Manual and Data Guide to the Pennsylvania Aquatic Community Classification (June 2007). Click here to view.

Classification, Assessment and Protection of Non-Forested Floodplain Wetlands of the Susquehanna Drainage (December 2004).

Classification, Assessment and Protection of Forested Floodplain Wetlands of the Susquehanna Drainage (June 2002).

Terrestrial and palustrine plant communities of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Inventory. Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Recreation. (June 1999)

A Study of Seepage Wetlands in Pennsylvania (March 1998).

A Study of Calcareous Fen Communities in Pennsylvania (1995).

County Natural Heritage Inventories

A complete list of inventories is available here.