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June 17, 2014

The House Wednesday passed Senate Bill 177 creating the Lyme Disease Task Force in the Department of Health to educate the public about Lyme disease and conduct a tick surveillance program across the Commonwealth.

June 17, 2014

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.

May 29, 2014

In the last twenty or forty years, our forests have experienced a green invasion that does not represent health; the new green shouts to the ecologically educated that all is not well.

May 16, 2014

Releasing your healthy, mature trees from vines, especially those non-native species, is one, low cost endeavor that will increase the health of your forest and ensure that your forest has a chance of regenerating naturally in the future.

May 16, 2014

How do you “create” useable lumber from your logs and how does moisture affects wood. Advice on drying lumber for your next “home grown” project.

May 16, 2014

It is vitally important that small woodlot owners recognize the potential of their woods.

May 16, 2014

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.

April 24, 2014

Living in Pennsylvania where you can see trees from nearly every point in the landscape, it is easy to become complacent about what trees mean to you.

April 17, 2014

Learn more about the features of American arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis).

April 17, 2014

Trail cameras are a way to see elusive wildlife and keep an eye on woodlands when you can't be around.

April 17, 2014

An update from the Pennsylvania Tree Farming Committee

April 17, 2014

An update from the Pennsylvania Forestry Association

April 17, 2014

Did you know that your state Cooperative Extension service has 4-H curriculum to help teach youth about the outdoors, wildlife, and even forestry?

April 17, 2014

Forest landowners need to know there are lots of resources out there for help – from people who can give advice, write up plans, to doing the work for you.

April 17, 2014

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.

March 24, 2014

For many, spring is found in wetlands and vernal pools.

March 19, 2014

Sampling is a tool natural resources professionals use to get a sense of the volume (size class and diameter), species, and regeneration (existing and potential) across a landowner’s property.

March 19, 2014

Are you thinking about planting a field to trees? Many folks want to plant hardwoods such as oak, walnut, and black cherry. They believe these will grow into valuable hardwoods; they are partly correct. The problem is getting them to grow.

March 19, 2014

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.