Posted: October 21, 2021

Penn State Extension’s team of Forestry and Wildlife experts publishes an e-newsletter, Woods and Wildlife News and Notes, containing the most recent information, events, demonstrations, partnerships, and activities coming from the team.

Announcing New Invasive Plant Identification Video Series 

To assist practitioners and landowners in combatting invasive plants in woodlands, Penn State Extension has released a new set of instructional videos to help with identification and control. 

https://extension.psu.edu/announcing-new-invasive-plant-identification-video-series 

Timber Harvesting Essentials 

Three key things people should know about timber harvesting are managing competing and invasive plants, decreasing deer impacts, and getting light to the forest floor. 

https://extension.psu.edu/timber-harvesting-essentials 

Pennsylvania Forest Online Seminar Series Set to Begin in September 

The Pennsylvania Forest Online Web Seminar series will be starting its 14th year on September 14, 2021. This webinar series is held once a month, September through June, on the second Tuesday of each month.

https://extension.psu.edu/pennsylvania-forest-online-seminar-series-set-to-begin-in-september 

Pennsylvania Timber Market Report - 2nd Quarter, 2021 

A quarterly report of timber stumpage prices as reported by Pennsylvania timber and logging companies, forestry consultants, and state land management agencies to analysts at the Pennsylvania State University. 

https://extension.psu.edu/pennsylvania-timber-market-report-2nd-quarter-2021 

Using iMapInvasives to Help Control Hemlock Woolly Adelgid 

Hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is an invasive insect that is killing eastern hemlocks across Pennsylvania. People interested in helping control HWA can use iMapInvasives to help identify infestations. 

https://extension.psu.edu/using-imapinvasives-to-help-control-hemlock-woolly-adelgid 

What is Selling Forest Carbon Like? Three Landowners’ Experiences 

This article describes the experience that three Pennsylvanian forest landowners had selling carbon. 

https://extension.psu.edu/what-is-selling-forest-carbon-like-three-landowners-experiences 

What is Chronic Wasting Disease? 

Chronic wasting disease is a disease caused by prions that effects all members of the Cervidae (deer) family. At this time, it is unknown if humans can be infected with CWD. 

https://extension.psu.edu/what-is-chronic-wasting-disease 

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416 Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA 16802