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Private Landowner Management

This workshop covers the essential principles of forest history, forest ecology, and silviculture. Two-evening workshop.

This workshop covers the history of the American chestnut, the impact of the chestnut blight on forest ecosystems, and efforts to restore the species.

This program offers youth hands-on learning about Pennsylvania forests and the important concept of stewardship. Offered year-round as a direct-mail and adult volunteer-led initiative statewide.

Pennsylvania Forest Stewards (PAFS) volunteers are landowners or stakeholders interested in learning about their forestland who are committed to sharing that knowledge and experience with peers.

It will provide an educational forum for finding common ground, expressing shared perspectives, and creating a voice to promote forest values, and responsible, purposeful forest stewardship.

Full-day regional workshops and presentations teach participants about issues and opportunities related to their forestland and offer resources they can access to help them care for their land.

Women and Their Woods volunteers are female forest landowners or stakeholders interested in learning about their forestland and committed to sharing that knowledge and experience with peers.

Woodland Owners Associations provide educational opportunities for members.

These workshops focus on issues surrounding forest regeneration in Pennsylvania, including proper harvesting, managing white-tailed deer, and identifying and controlling vegetation.

By enhancing or creating natural areas and woodland, landowners can enjoy recreation, aesthetics, wildlife, and water quality. This workshop teaches stewardship of small parcels of land.