Forest Leaves Newsletter

Nov 26, 2020

Continuing Series: Imagine the Opportunity of a Smaller Carbon Footprint - Article 3: What is a Carbon Neutral Fuel?

A carbon neutral fuel is one that does not increase the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) cycling through the atmosphere. For example, burning wood is considered carbon neutral. When burned, it does not increase the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere. [more]

Allyson Muth Named Director of the Center for Private Forests

The Center for Private Forests at Penn State is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Allyson Muth as the Center Director. [more]

Woodland Solace: Finding the Quiet

As we close out 2020, we all have many personal and shared opinions and memories of this very different year. We hear much about how people are longing for companionship and family. Scanning your local paper or listening to the evening news, we read and hear much about the need for human contact and closeness. [more]

More Than the Hunt: Mentorship of Others for Stewardship of the Forest

Whether you are someone new to the sport or are a lifelong hunter, you are probably familiar with the term “mentor.” This is because, here in Pennsylvania, before becoming a licensed junior or adult hunter, you have the opportunity to participate in the Mentored Hunting program. [more]


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