Posted: October 28, 2022

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. Check out these new articles and videos.

Non-Lead Ammo for Deer Hunting

The unintended impacts of lead bullet fragments and a non-lead solution are examined in this video.

Autumn Phenology Notes

This article is a collection of phenology notes specifically focused on October, November, and December.

Woodland Wisdom Part 3: Wildlife Habitat Enhancement

This video provides basics about wildlife habitat enhancement. It covers plant diversity, forest structure, food and water for wildlife, and sources of professional assistance.

Penn State Extension Seeking Forestry Educators

Penn State Extension is looking for talented professionals to join its nationally recognized Forestry and Wildlife Team.

Woodland Wisdom Part 4: Three Pitfalls for Forest Landowners

This video cautions viewers about three pitfalls that forest landowners should avoid when managing their property. These include: 1) the lack of a plan, 2) the do-it-yourself timber sale, and 3) the letting Mother Nature rule.

Pennsylvania Timber Market Report, Second Quarter, 2022

Stumpage prices as reported by Pennsylvania timber and logging companies, forestry consultants, and state land management agencies to analysts at the Pennsylvania State University.

Protected Species in Pennsylvania: Northern Flying Squirrel

This article describes the conservation needs of the endangered Northern Flying Squirrel and provides recommendations for its protection.

Pennsylvania Forest Online Seminar Series to Begin September 13, 2022

The Pennsylvania Forest Online Web Seminar series started its 15th year September 13. The webinar series is held once a month from September through June on the second Tuesday of each month.

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James C. Finley Center for Private Forests


416 Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA 16802

James C. Finley Center for Private Forests


416 Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA 16802