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Species of Special Concern
Montage of endangered and threatened species: eastern spadefoot toad, eastern mud salamander, red-bellied turtle, bog turtle, northern riffleshell mussel, rough green snake, green salamander
Follow the links below for information about Pennsylvania species of special concern.
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Endangered & threatened species
Information about PA's endangered and threatened species....GO!

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)
Aquatic animals and plants that have been introduced into waterways in which they do not live naturally....GO!

Aquatic field study
Fact sheet for scientific collector permits and educational aquatic field study....GO!

Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program (PNHP)
(also known as PA Natural Diversity Inventory -- PNDI)
Conducts inventories and maintains data regarding the Commonwealth’s native biological diversity, particularly for species of special concern. This data is used for the species of special concern (PNDI) Environmental Review process required in conjunction with DEP permitting. In addition, the data is used to assist with conservation-related activities and land use planning. PNHP is a partnership between The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, The Nature Conservancy and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, and in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.....GO!

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