Forestland Management Office

Responsible for the more than 8,000 acres of forest owned by Penn State. These lands are used for teaching, research, recreation, and as a renewable resource for timber and other forest products.

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May 12, 2021

Forest-products professionals and vendors to gather, safely, for Timber 2021

Forest-products business professionals, students and workers interested in forest-related careers, and vendors of equipment and supplies will gather for commerce, education and networking at the 2021 Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition, June 4-5 at Penn State's Ag Progress Days site at Rock Springs.

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April 13, 2021

Environmental Resource Management program, alumni celebrating 50 years of impact

Penn State’s Environment Resource Management program — referred to as ERM — was established in 1971 to meet the demand for people with the scientific and leadership skills needed to address the enormous environmental challenges that had become so apparent in the 1960s.

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March 25, 2021

Researchers ask anglers' help with study of brook, brown trout colors, patterns

Penn State researchers, who are evaluating the colors, pattern variations and genetics of wild brook and brown trout across Pennsylvania, are asking anglers to help with their study.

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March 22, 2021

Uniform drying time for goldenseal to enhance medicinal qualities of forest herb

Developing a standardized drying protocol for goldenseal could lead to more predictable health applications and outcomes by preserving the alkaloids found in the plant, which is native to Appalachia, according to Penn State researchers, who conducted a new study of the medicinal forest herb.

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