Management Practices

Information on forest management practices, including stewardship principles, control of forest vegetation, watersheds, wetlands, native plants and sustainable forestry. Tips on managing small and private woodlands, forest education and maintaining roads.

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Pruning Woody Plants
Pruning Woody Plants - Workshops Workshops

Pruning Woody Plants

04/11/2019

Worcester, PA

$75.00
Need a refresher on good pruning practices? Want to try techniques on somebody else’s plants? More
Managing Small Woodlots
Managing Small Woodlots - Articles Articles

Managing Small Woodlots

David R. Jackson, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., James Finley, Ph.D.

Woodlot owners can improve your woods for the future or cause damage from which it might not recover for generations. More
Image Credit: Emelie Swackhamer, Penn State Extension
Spotted Lanternfly Agricultural Producer and Forest Landowner Impact Survey - News News
A survey is currently underway to gather information from horticultural growers, field crop farmers, and forest landowners on the potential economic impact of the spotted lanternfly (SLF) on agriculture and forestry. More
Adult spotted lanternflies. Photo Credit: E. Smyers
Control de la Mosca Linterna con Manchas para el Público en General - Articles Articles

Control de la Mosca Linterna con Manchas para el Público en General

Heather L Leach, Dave Biddinger, Ph.D., Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

Las MLM son una plaga invasora destructiva que amenaza la agricultura, la industria maderera y ornamental y las plantas de jardín. More
Controlling Tree of Heaven: Why it Matters
Controlling Tree of Heaven: Why it Matters - Videos Videos

Controlling Tree of Heaven: Why it Matters

David R. Jackson

3:53

Learn about the invasive tree-of-heaven, commonly found in Pennsylvania, and how you can use it to help control another invasive species, spotted lanternfly. More
Tree of Heaven: Accurate Identification
Tree of Heaven: Accurate Identification - Videos Videos

Tree of Heaven: Accurate Identification

David R. Jackson

3:47

Learn the distinguishing characteristics of the invasive tree-of-heaven that you can use to accurately identify it. More
Penn State C Loveland
Penn State Extension Offers Free Videos With Tools to Aid Community Meetings - News News
Penn State Extension's video series, "Community Conflict: Finding Middle Ground" provides strategies for civil engagement on 'hot button' topics. More
Forest Landowner Conference
Forest Landowner Conference - Conferences Conferences
Forest landowners are invited to learn about management options available in order to maintain a healthy forest. More
Woods in Your Backyard Webinar Series
Woods in Your Backyard Webinar Series - Webinars Webinars

Woods in Your Backyard Webinar Series

07:00 PM 02/06/2019 - 08:00 PM 03/27/2019

$40.00
Explore planning and implementing simple stewardship practices on your lot to create and enhance natural areas and make a positive impact on the environment. More
Japanese Honeysuckle.
Integrated Forest Vegetation Management - Articles Articles
To sustain healthy forest ecosystems it is necessary to consider multiple vegetation management practices using a systematic approach called Integrated Vegetation Management (IVM). More
Community Conflict: Finding Middle Ground
Community Conflict: Finding Middle Ground - Videos Videos
Through this video series, explore the dynamics of community controversies and learn strategies to engage your audience, prepare for public meetings, and effectively deal with barriers to civil dialogue – tips that can be valuable for any leader. More
Adult spotted lanternflies. Photo Credit: E. Smyers
Spotted Lanternfly Management for Homeowners - Articles Articles

Spotted Lanternfly Management for Homeowners

Heather L Leach, Dave Biddinger, Ph.D., Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

A guide that reviews the identification, life cycle, current distribution, and techniques for managing spotted lanternfly on your property. More
SILVAH for NRCS Professionals
SILVAH for NRCS Professionals - Workshops Workshops
Learn the basics about SILVAH from inventory to prescriptions. This course is designed for NRCS employees, technical service providers and other partners who provide or review forest management plans for NRCS. More
Spotted Lanternfly Permit Training for Businesses
Spotted Lanternfly Permit Training for Businesses - Online Courses Online Courses
Free
Spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that can damage many crops. Learn best practices to stop its spread. Businesses operating in the quarantine zone must have permits to move equipment and goods within and out of the zone. More
Forest Taxation: Forest Finance and Timber Tax Education
Forest Taxation: Forest Finance and Timber Tax Education - Online Courses Online Courses
$99.00
Forest landowners and tax professionals learn about forest finance, and timber sales and taxation in order to save money on taxes. Earn 8 CFEs. More
Pennsylvania Forest Stewardship Program
Pennsylvania Forest Stewardship Program - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

Pennsylvania Forest Stewardship Program

James Finley, Ph.D.

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$0.55
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
Forestry with Confidence: A Guide for Woodland Owners
Forestry with Confidence: A Guide for Woodland Owners - Articles Articles

Forestry with Confidence: A Guide for Woodland Owners

David R. Jackson, Sanford S. Smith, Ph.D., Allyson Brownlee Muth, Ed.D.

This full color publication will assist woodland owners in examining their woodlands. More
Forests are more than just trees; they are an integrated community of plants, animals, soils, and water.
Forest Stewardship: Principles for Landowners - Articles Articles
This article explains the benefits of forest stewardships and provides information to forest landowners for developing a forest stewardship plan. More
Best Management Practices for Pennsylvania Forests
Best Management Practices for Pennsylvania Forests - Articles Articles
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
Woods in Your Backyard
Woods in Your Backyard - Workshops Workshops
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. More
Woodland Stewardship: Management Practices for Landowners
Woodland Stewardship: Management Practices for Landowners - Online Courses Online Courses
$119.00
Learn about forest ecosystems, management, and stewardship practices, as well as wildlife, water, tree identification and measurement, and legacy planning. More
Teach for Forests: Forest Education for Teachers and Youth Leaders
Teach for Forests: Forest Education for Teachers and Youth Leaders - Online Courses Online Courses
$119.00
Learn about trees, wildlife, water, and ecology. Learn to teach children and teens with activities and through curriculum recommendations. Earn Act 48 credits. More
Understanding Forests: Education for the General Public
Understanding Forests: Education for the General Public - Online Courses Online Courses
$79.00
Learn practical knowledge and skills about forest trees, wildlife, and water, as well as forest ecology, management, and silviculture. More
Pennsylvania Forest Stewards
The Pennsylvania Forest Stewardship Program provides forestland owners with information and assistance to actively promote healthy and productive forests. More
Pennsylvania Woodland Owners Associations
Woodland Owners Associations provide educational opportunities for members. More
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