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
100% Pure Pennsylvania Maple Syrup: A Great Tasting Treat!
February 18, 2015Spring is coming. Longer days will soon mean warmer temperatures and for pancake lovers everywhere this means maple syrup!
February 13, 2015Many people like Norway maple, but it has some characteristics that make it problematic for forest landowners.
February 13, 2015One landowner's experience with regeneration cuts to revitalize stands of mature aspen.
2015 Private Forest Landowners Conference: The Future of Penn's Woods
March 20-21, 2015