DCNR to Update Wild Plant Regulations; Public Comment Open
September 1, 2022
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced that the department will be updating regulations applying to the conservation of native wild plants in Pennsylvania.
As a part of its mission, DCNR and its Bureau of Forestry protects and manages native wild flora resources by determining status, classifying, and conserving native wild plants. Pennsylvania’s wild plant classifications includes rare, threatened and endangered, as well as others such as vulnerable, extirpated, tentatively undetermined and special population.
The proposed updates to the lis...