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
Sustaining Pennsylvania’s Signature Landscape: The Center for Private Forests at Penn State
October 15, 2014The Center for Private Forests at Penn State was created in 2011 to help forest landowners understand and sustain the natural resources in their care.
Do You Have a Wildlife Habitat Management Plan?
October 15, 2014Through the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s “Private Land Owner Assistance Program,” Regional Wildlife Diversity (RWD) Biologists provide free assistance to help landowners better manage their property for wildlife diversity.
October 15, 2014Learn more about the members of the Sumac genus.
2015 Private Forest Landowners Conference: The Future of Penn's Woods
March 20-21, 2015