No Park is an Island

Public Lands: Our Civic Responsibility

No Park is an Island

Participants will work in groups to discuss the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) as the leader in management of public lands.

They will review the mission and goals of the agency and other state and national agencies that own and manage public lands. Groups will locate state and national public lands in Pennsylvania and determine the types of visitor experiences provided at different sites.


  • Where are public lands located in Pennsylvania?
  • Who owns public lands?
  • What activities can be conducted in state public parks and forests, state game lands and on national lands located in Pennsylvania?



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