Information on private forest management practices, including stewardship principles, control of forest vegetation, watersheds, wetlands, native plants and sustainable forestry. Tips on managing small woodlots, forest education and maintaining roads.
The Pennsylvania's Forest Stewardship Program is a voluntary program to help forest landowners learn to improve and maintain the ecological health of their land. Private landowners who own between 5 and 1,000 acres of forestland can join the program. More
This publication is a nontechnical guide to forest resource management. Information includes an overview of Pennsylvania forests, guidelines for forest resource management, and relevant regulations. More
Start by enjoying the natural beauty and learn to recreate part of it in your own landscape. Be enchanted by the showiest of the native perennials and see which of these you can identify in your area. More
This article explores the water cycle and the role Pennsylvania's forests play in protecting the quality of our surface water and groundwater supplies. It is part of an educational series for youth. More
A forest steward is a person who owns and cares for a piece of forestland. This article explains different aspects of forestry and stewardship, and guides youth toward becoming future forest stewards. More