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Many resources are available and professionals are ready to inform and assist in filing 2017 tax returns.
January 11, 2018

Specific federal income tax laws and rules apply to timber-related income and expenses. The tax tips provided in this bulletin is intended to assist timber owners, foresters, loggers and their tax preparers in filing the 2017 tax returns. This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide tax, legal, or accounting advice. Please consult your own tax, legal, and accounting advisors before engaging in any transaction. The information is current as of September 30, 2017.

January 11, 2018

Learn about the outstanding Tree Farmers and Tree Farm Inspector

January 11, 2018

Latest updates from the Pennsylvania Forestry Association

The SFI grant program provides strategies and benefits to forest landowners across the United States.
January 11, 2018

SFI grants are designed to put the latest best practices and scientific research to work on behalf of well-managed forests, large and small.

January 11, 2018

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.

December 15, 2017

Create a tree and plant life list for your woods - a way for landowners to understand what they have on their land, and perhaps to track change.

The left panel represents the forest during the growing season. Extended leaf phenology (ELP) becomes apparent at the extreme ends of the growing season (early spring and late fall) when most other species have lost their foliage, as depicted on the right
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.

Pennsylvanians were hiking, walking, learning, and having fun as they joined in one of the dozens of walks organized throughout the state on October 1.
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.