Queen bees convey honest signals to worker bees about their reproductive status and quality, according to an international team of researchers, who say their findings may help to explain why honey bee populations are declining.
TreeVitalize Pittsburgh has reached its initial goal of planting 20,000 trees in the Pittsburgh area—enough trees to fill New York City’s Central Park.TreeVitalize is a statewide initiative led by DCNR in partnership with local governments, organizations and businesses to increase tree canopy in municipalities throu more»
Advanced deterioration and escalating rehabilitation costs will force breaching of the dam that once formed Gunter Valley Reservoir in Franklin County, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced Tuesday.Built in the early 1960s, the dam across Trout Run in Tuscarora State Forest was beset with c more»
The region’s trail network, or the Circuit, is one step closer to being even more connected and accessible. The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Wednesday announced $4 million in grants for 13 trail design and construction projects throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. The region’s trail network, or the Circuit, is one step closer to being even more connected and accessible. more»
Rising temperatures, deeper droughts and more extreme weather events fueled by manmade climate change are making survival more challenging for America’s treasured big game wildlife from coast to coast, according to the new Nowhere to Run report from the National Wildlife Federation released Wednesday.Nowhere more»
The House Game and Fisheries Committee Wednesday amended and reported out House Bill 1576 (Pyle-R-Armstrong) making fundamental changes in the way threatened and endangered species are listed and protected in Pennsylvania by a more»
Nature Abounds, a Clearfield-based non-profit environmental group, is seeking volunteers for the 2013-14 IceWatch season. IceWatch USA engages volunteers from across the United States to monitor local waterways over the winter season. more»