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Pa. completes decade-long land acquisition, creating the biggest state park near Philadelphia

The park is habitat for 690 plant species, 15 of them considered endangered or rare in Pennsylvania, including three varieties of orchids and a species of trillium.

By Catalina Jaramillo

$500 million needed for fixes to Pa.’s state parks. But there’s no agreement on where to get that money

Lawmakers discussed fees and adding resort-style attractions to help fund the state parks in Pennsylvania.

By Ed Mahon

New report says state parks funding hasn’t kept pace with inflation

A quarter century ago, the price tag for repair projects was around $100 million dollars. Now it’s five times that.
By Katie Meyer