PNDI Environmental Review Tool
The Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Inventory Environmental Review Tool
(PNDI ER Tool) enables the public to perform online PNDI searches for
potential impacts to threatened, endangered, special concern species and
special concern resources in PA. You will need to create an account to access
the PNDI tool.
Latest PNDI News
SITE MAINTENANCE Completed for 5/14/2014
The PNDI website maintenance has been completed, thank you for your patience.
PNDI Project Size Update
Effective September 21, the online PNDI Environmental Review Tool will accommodate linear projects up to 10 miles in length and area projects up to 5,165 acres. Projects that exceed these limits can be submitted for environmental review as a Large Project.
PNDI receipts valid for 2 years
Effective July 2, 2012 PNDI receipts and clearance letters issued by the jurisdictional agencies will be valid for two years.
USGS Topographic Maps
We have replaced the terrain overlay on the Google Map with a USGS topograhic map overlay. To view the topographic maps, click on the 'Topo Map' button located on the upper right hand corner of the map.
Interactive Statewide County Natural Heritage Inventory Map
The statewide County Natural Heritage Inventory Map is now available. The interactive map can be viewedhere.
New Botanical Survey Protocols
As of January 2011, we recommend scientists surveying for plant species of concern follow DCNR 's new botanical survey protocols. The new protocols are available here.
PNDI Tool Upgrade
The PNDI tool is now using Google Maps to assist users in locating and drawing their projects.
Google Maps provides several new features including aerial photography and the ability to locate a project area using
a street address (geocoding).
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