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
How’s Your Record Keeping?
March 16, 2015Record keeping is an important part of managing any forest property, supporting better decisions and helping save time and money.
Food Plots in the Forest
March 16, 2015Many forest landowners have thought about establishing food plots to benefit wildlife. As a person who enjoys his forest very much, I decided to embark on the journey of establishing food plots five years ago and want to share my experiences with other landowners.
Getting Deer through Winter
March 16, 2015During winters like the one we just experienced, many of us feel the need to feed deer, but deer biologists discourage it for many reasons.