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, non-governmental organizations, and the public.

Center Vision

A world where stewardship practices sustain healthy and resilient private forests which contribute to the social, ecological, and economic well-being of society.

Center Mission

Working at the intersection of people and forests, the Center advances research-based insights to inspire and cultivate stewardship of private forests.

Center for Private Forests


416 Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA 16802