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December 14, 2017

If you spend time outside in Pennsylvania, you’ve probably seen shrubs creeping into eastern deciduous forest stands. You may have also noticed that these invasive shrubs, such as honeysuckles, Japanese barberry, and burning bush tend to be green much longer than native shrubs in the understory.

December 14, 2017

Pennsylvania’s vast forestlands are imperiled as their aging private owners divide and sell.

December 14, 2017

While extended deer seasons and increased antlerless licenses are often to blame as the sole reason for hunters seeing fewer deer, in many cases, poor habitat is a limiting factor often overlooked.

December 14, 2017

Throughout the month we receive notice of interesting and relevant research and items. These items come from partner organizations. We'll use this space to share these items with you.

November 30, 2017

Some stewardship activities can be done easily during the winter, with the bare trees allowing a different perspective.

November 14, 2017

Hundreds of folks around the state are already recording their encounters with nature in this durable, beautifully designed and informative nature journal from the Center for Private Forests at Penn State. This holiday season, you, and the nature lovers on your list, can join them!

November 14, 2017

A new multimedia project from NRCS highlights practices to promote Golden-winged warbler and other species that depend on young forest habitats. Featured in the project are Pennsylvania woodland owners.

November 14, 2017

Throughout the month we receive notice of interesting and relevant research and items. These items come from partner organizations. We'll use this space to share these items with you.

October 27, 2017

Successful forest management involves planning.

October 17, 2017

Pennsylvanians across the state took to the woods on October 1, 2017

October 17, 2017

Autumn is a great time to identify and manage invasive plants in your woodland.

October 17, 2017

Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Inc. recently released the 2017 Progress Report titled "Forests. A Way of Life." I would encourage you to take some time and look through it, if you have the chance

October 17, 2017

This is my final message to you as PFA President. It’s been a very fast paced two-year President’s term with lots of positive forward movement for our association.

October 17, 2017

On a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in September, the Pennsylvania Forest Stewards (PAFS) Class of 2017 took to the woods to learn — by doing — about sustainable timber harvesting.

October 17, 2017

Throughout the month we receive notice of interesting and relevant research and items. These items come from partner organizations. We'll use this space to share these items with you.

September 28, 2017

If we try to ensure that our woods, or the landscape in which our woods occurs, have many different species of trees that are native to where we live, and if we have healthy, young and older trees of those species, the broader forest ecosystem retains its ability to function well and to potentially recover faster from whatever pest, disease, weather extreme, or other stressor may come along next.

September 14, 2017

Keys to keeping land in the family — reaching consensus, diversifying revenue

September 14, 2017

Throughout the month we receive notice of interesting and relevant research and items. These items come from partner organizations. We'll use this space to share these items with you.