Pests & Diseases of Conifers in PA

This webinar will provide a brief overview of insect and disease pests affecting conifer species in Pennsylvania with some recommendations for management.

Tested Methods for Establishing Riparian Forested Buffers

This webinar will present findings on stream ecology and forest buffer restoration, informed by fifty years of research by the Stroud Water Research Center.

How to Recognize and Manage Eroded Ecological Memories in Overbrowsed Landscapes

This webinar reviews the history of deer populations within the Commonwealth, describes some of the changed ecological dynamics, and offers some management strategies at stand and landscape scales.

Protecting Forestland

This webinar will cover options for long term (perpetuity) protection of forests and what those processes and opportunities may entail.

Silvicultural Options for Degraded Woodlots

This webinar will discuss factors to consider when making silvicultural decisions in degraded stands as well as some common scenarios and their corresponding recommended management approaches.

Enhancing Forest Habitat

This webinar will focus on practical ways that landowners can approach wildlife habitat creation and enhancement.

Fireproofing Your Landscape

This webinar will provide information for homeowners on how to make the area around the home or other buildings safer from wildfires.

Designing and Maintaining Edge Habitat

This webinar will address the importance of edge habitat, how to establish and maintain it.

Dormant Season Invasive Plant Management in Forests

This webinar will discuss various control options for invasive plants during the dormant season.

The History of Pennsylvania's Forests

Using an understanding of forests past to inform both our aspirations for and strategies towards tending and growing our forests of the future is critical cultural undertaking during times of unprecedented societal and ecological change.

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