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September 20, 2018

The Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture (AMJV) is proud to announce the launch of their newly redesigned website. They’ve redesigned the site with their partners in mind, to serve as a hub of information and updates on conservation in the Appalachians. With its new layout, features and resources, visitors will find it easier to learn more about the partnership and what they are doing to conserve birds and their habitats in the Appalachian region.

September 20, 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.

August 16, 2018

The University of Maryland is offering their popular Woods in Your Backyard online course September 5 through November 21. The course builds off the publication created by researchers at University of Maryland, Penn State, Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Forests for the Bay Program.

August 16, 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.

July 31, 2018

How can today’s woodland owners foster and inspire the next generation of woodland owners who will ensure that our forests are retained and actively cared for?

This project brought together the community and state and federal agencies to help a landowner achieve a stewardship goal. (Photo by Bob Slagter, PA Forest Steward)
July 10, 2018

On a cold April day, 40 high school students and their teacher teamed up with DCNR, NRCS, and county conservation professionals to plant over 400 saplings as part of a riparian buffer project.

Participants learned how to handle a tractor in a variety of simulated situations during the Tractor Safety Training held at the Burnham Tree Farm (Photo by Maureen Burnham).
July 10, 2018

Five-Year Inspection is the name of the game in 2018 and new resources available for Tree Farmers.

July 10, 2018

Proper mulching is one of the best ways to promote vigorous root growth and tree health.

The 2017 conference brought participants from all over the state and the mid-Atlantic region together, growing the learning community of woodland owners and professionals (Photo by Laura Kirt, Laura Kirt Studios).
July 10, 2018

March 22-23 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center

July 10, 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.

June 14, 2018

A veteran of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resource’s Bureau of Forestry has been appointed state forester and will serve as director of the bureau. Ellen M. Shultzabarger, who has worked for 14 years in various positions in the Bureau of Forestry, begins as the bureau director starting June 11.

June 14, 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.

The brown margins, and curling edges of this anthracnose infected chestnut oak are an early giveaway to the disease. Photo by Brent Harding, Penn State Department of Ecosystem Science and Management.
June 4, 2018

Have you noticed more than a few oak trees losing leaves or showing brownish, papery, or necrotic foliage lately? You may be one of many central Pennsylvanians noticing an abundance of oak anthracnose, caused by the fungal pathogen Apiognomonia quercina.

May 25, 2018

The time is ripe for entrepreneurship and cultivating woodland enterprises in Pennsylvania.

May 17, 2018

In this video, you will meet John Hoover and Mike and Laura Jackson, Pennsylvania landowners who are using targeted cuts to manage for diverse forests on their properties. Healthy forests, just like healthy human populations, are sustained by a diversity of ages. Each group has a role to play in maintaining the whole community over the long term. But forests are becoming homogenous especially in the East, and diverse forests are on the decline. The loss of diverse forests negatively impacts on many different wildlife species, including the golden-winged warbler and cerulean warbler.