Latest Wild Resource Conservation Program Stories

2014-05-20 12:23:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wild Resource Conservation Program is accepting applications for grants to protect the state's native biodiversity. The program, overseen by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, safeguards Pennsylvania's non-game animals, native plants and their habitat. It has awarded more than 1,800 grants in support of research, conservation and education projects across Pennsylvania. Grant applications will be...

2010-11-22 14:23:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is offering holiday gift ideas that can help to conserve and protect Pennsylvania's natural resources. As an extra bonus, buyers can beat the crowds and save fuel by shopping online. For those who enjoy or have yet to experience Pennsylvania's award-winning state park system, a state park gift card can be purchased in any dollar amount and may be used for campsites, cabins and...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.