Center for Private Forests
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
The Forested Watershed: the Giant Sponge and the Big Straw
May 19, 2015Despite it feeling like a wet and gray winter, it hasn’t translated into a very wet spring. We are blessed to have the giant sponges that are forested watersheds to help us out. Penn’s Woods isn’t just about the trees.
May 13, 2015One club's efforts to restore young forests to their woodlands and the benefits reaped by the Beaverdale Sportsmen's Association for themselves and the wildlife.
Conifer Alternatives to Eastern Hemlock
May 13, 2015With the prevalence of hemlock wooly adelgid and the hemlock mortality it is causing across the state, the question often comes up concerning what, if anything, to plant in its place.