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If you spend time outside in Pennsylvania, you’ve probably seen shrubs creeping into eastern deciduous forest stands. You may have also noticed that these invasive shrubs, such as honeysuckles, Japanese barberry, and burning bush tend to be green much longer than native shrubs in the understory.

Create a tree and plant life list for your woods - a way for landowners to understand what they have on their land, and perhaps to track change.

Pennsylvania’s vast forestlands are imperiled as their aging private owners divide and sell.

While extended deer seasons and increased antlerless licenses are often to blame as the sole reason for hunters seeing fewer deer, in many cases, poor habitat is a limiting factor often overlooked.

Throughout the month we receive notice of interesting and relevant research and items. These items come from partner organizations. We'll use this space to share these items with you.

When: March 10, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: American Legion, 3721 US-220 Business, Bedford

Hosted by the Woodland Owners of the Southern Alleghenies

When: March 17, 2018, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Dauphin County Agricultural and Natural Resources Center, 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin

Hosted by the Dauphin County Woodland Owners Association

When: February 21, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Wyndham Gettysburg, 95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg

The training is open to anyone interested in becoming certified by the American Tree Farm System

When: February 17, 2018, 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Where: Clarion University, Grunenwald Science and Technology Center. Park at 80 Greenville Avenue, Clarion 16214

Hosted by the Clarion County Forest Stewardship Committee, Penn State Extension, the DCNR Bureau of Forestry, and the Woodland Owners of the Clarion Allegheny Valley

When: January 20, 2018, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Edinboro-McKean VFW Post 740, 10613 Route 98, Edinboro

Hosted by the Erie County Conservation District, the Northwest Pennsylvania Woodland Association, and the DCNR Bureau of Forestry

Mort runs and the count down to winter trapping.

What Private Landowners and those who work with them need to know