Springtime woods are a celebration of change, emergence, and discovery.
Celebrate your connection to your forestland. Learn more about your woods and how to ensure your land ethic is reflected in the trees.
Registration is now open for the May 10 and 11 2013 Private Forest Landowner Conference: the Future of Penn's Woods. We hope you will come join us!
The American Forest Foundation (AFF) has a good summary of the income and estate tax and Farm Bill related cost share program implications.
Ever wondered why some deciduous trees hold on to their leaves through the winter and others go bare? Learn about marcescent leaves and why they might just help a tree out...
White nose syndrome is killing our bats. The bats use forested areas in the summer months. So of the species are listed as endangered species we talking about potential limits to logging activity from April to November.
Forest area increased 1% since 2006 but issues loom on the horizon.
With the long growing cycle of Pennsylvania's forests, many landowners work to make improvements, the benefit of which they will never see. Yet, forest stewardship must involve consideration for those who will come after
As president of the Association for Temperate Agroforestry I has the opportunity to attend the 1st European Agroforestry Conference in October. Here is a summary I wrote about that meeting.
The 2013 Private Forest Landowners Conference will take place on May 10-11, at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. Join us for a conference dedicated to all who love and live in Pennsylvania's private forests!
A little more information is available, but will the courts get involved to clarify rules?
Locust leafminer and fall webworm are active in Pennsylvania's forests. What do these insects' activities mean to the trees they impact?
Forest landowners in PA will not have to pay PA inheritance tax if their land passes to heirs
The recent Rio+20 Summit did little to move the forest conservation agenda forward - should I be surprised?
Pennsylvania's forests are under threat from myriad invasive insects, diseases, and competitive plants. With changing climate, what new threats will come? Good forest stewardship considers caring for resources for future generations as well as the present. How do we mitigate those threats for Pennsylvania's forestlands?
Introducing the 2013 Private Forest Landowners Conference. Altoona, PA May 3-4, 2013. Come learn and interact with those who care for Penn's Woods.
In addition to my forest related work in Africa, I recently had the opportunity to participate in a shale gas conference in South Africa. Here are some observations...
Women forest landowners differ from their male counterparts in how they approach their land ownership. Outreach programs are focusing on reaching out to these women forest landowners.
USDA Forest Service scientists recently released an assessment that shows forest land has expanded in northern states during the past century despite a 130-percent population jump and relentless environmental threats.
Just what will an early spring and mild winter mean for our woodland systems? How will a late frost impact forest wildlife?