Invasive Species Management: Picking Battles Large Enough to Matter and Small Enough to Win

It is a safe bet that every parcel of privately owned forest land in Pennsylvania has multiple invasive species. With these invasive species posing more problems than can possibly all be solved at once, how can landowners decide when and how to act?

Native plants and providing habitat for wildlife

Native plants are often already on our local landscapes, but management can be critical to their maintenance as well as the general habitats in which they occur.

Forest Farming - Goods from the Woods

This webinar provides an overview of how to incorporate forest farming with other forest stewardship goals.

Successful Timber Harvests

This webinar explains what it takes to have a successful timber sale.

Forestry Herbicides: A Review of Principles and Recent Research

Forestry labeled herbicides are a low risk and effective means of controlling undesirable forest vegetation in hardwood forestry.

Women in the Woods

In Pennsylvania, about a third of the woodland owners are women who make decisions for about 19% of the state’s private forest land.

Everything You Wanted to Know about Female Deer

Find out about doe strategies during the breeding season and how population density affects the dispersal of yearling females.

So Many Weeds, So Little Time: A Prioritization Tool for Invasive Species Management

This presentation addresses how prioritization is an implementation of IPM, as it requires clarity of objective, setting thresholds, identifying available resources, assigning the proper prescription, and monitoring results.

Legal Strategies for Legacy Planning

Many woodland owners recognize that planning for their land’s future after their ownership is an important expression of their stewardship ethic.

Golden-Winged Warbler: Creating Early Successional Habitat on Wooded Sites

The golden-winged warbler has undergone significant population declines in Pennsylvania due to the loss of early successional forest habitat.

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