Center for Private Forests
About the Center
The Center for Private Forests focuses on applied research, education and outreach to students, forest landowners, the forest-products industry, loggers, conservation districts, agencies, land trusts, nongovernmental organizations and the public.
The Center for Private Forests at Penn State will foster the retention, stewardship, and management of private forests by conducting applied research on stewardship issues and creating collaborative learning opportunities for students and stakeholders through participative outreach with private forest landowners, educators, volunteers, agencies, organizations, and the general public.
Center for Private Forests News
El Nino: What's happening and what might it mean for Pennsylvania forests?
August 18, 2014What is the El Nino phenomenon and what impacts might it have on our northeastern weather and forests?
Brushpiles: Tree of Heaven - Not a Good Neighbor
August 15, 2014Brushpiles is the opinion page of Forest Leaves. It’s a place for you to write in and share your reactions and thoughts about recent articles in the newsletter. This Tree of Heaven piece was written by Laura Jackson in response to Bill Paxton's recent Tree of Heaven article.
2015 Private Forest Landowner Conference Announces Keynote Speakers
August 15, 2014The Center for Private Forests at Penn State and its partners are excited to announce the keynote speakers for the 2015 Private Forest Landowner Conference, March 20-21 at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona.
2015 Private Forest Landowners Conference: The Future of Penn's Woods
March 20-21, 2015