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Upcoming Events

Upcoming events from Penn State Extension

  • 12 September 2017: Hardwood Lumber Grading Short Course - Upcoming Events - Forest Resources - Penn State Extension
    The Hardwood Lumber Grading Short Course is designed to benefit anyone involved in the lumber industry who needs a basic understanding of hardwood lumber grades.
  • 29 August 2017: SILVAH Training: Allegheny Hardwood - Upcoming Events - Forest Resources - Penn State Extension
    The Allegheny Hardwood SILVAH training session is an intensive 3-day workshop designed to give participants comprehensive knowledge about forest ecology and management of Allegheny hardwood and Northern hardwood forests.
  • 27 June 2017: STREAM Day Camp: (Science, Technology, Reading the Landscape, Engineering, Arts and Math) For Youth Ages 10 - 14 - Upcoming Events - Forest Resources - Penn State Extension
    Youth from throughout McKean County are invited to attend an immersive, hands-on day camp to learn about natural resources and ecosystems in the extraordinary PA Wilds region. Topics may include energy, navigation, forested ecosystems, invasive species, natural resources identification skills, tools of the naturalist’s trade, nature journals, recycling, birding and other STREAM related lessons (TBD).
  • 23 June 2017: Tree Tenders® Training - Upcoming Events - Forest Resources - Penn State Extension
    Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community. Tree Tenders® is a training program that empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities.
  • 19 June 2017: SILVAH Training: Oak - Upcoming Events - Forest Resources - Penn State Extension
    The Oak SILVAH training session is an intensive five-day workshop designed to give participants a comprehensive knowledge about forest ecology and management of mixed oak forests.
  • 9 June 2017: Tree Tenders® Training - Upcoming Events - Forest Resources - Penn State Extension
    Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community. Tree Tenders® is a training program that empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities.
  • 6 June 2017: Kiln Drying of Hardwood Lumber Short Course - Upcoming Events - Forest Resources - Penn State Extension
    Instruction at the Kiln Drying of Hardwood Lumber Short Course will include lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experience. Wood moisture relations, kiln operation, lumber handling and storage, and drying schedule preparation will be emphasized in relation to drying of hardwood lumber.

Past Events

The Pennsylvania Forestry Association and the Pennsylvania Forest Heritage Association hosted their 15th Annual Golf Outing on Friday, June 24, 2016 at the Rich Valley Golf Course. Click here for more details.

Saturday, March 5, 2016
The Pennsylvania Forestry Association Annual  Conservation Dinner
Genetti Hotel and Convention Center, Williamsport, PA.
Includes a gala dinner, silent auction, card games, 50-50 cash drawing, chainsaw drawing, live auction and $10,000 draw-down raffle!
2016 PFA CONSERVATION DINNER

Friday, January 8 through Saturday, January 16, 2016
Pennsylvania Farm Show
PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center, Harrisburg, PA

Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17, 2015
The Pennsylvania Forestry Association Annual Meeting
Willow Street Hilton Hotel/DoubleTree Resort, Lancaster County
Includes visits to multiple preserves of the Lancaster County Conservancy & more.
PFA 2015 Annual Meeting Registration Form

Tuesday, August 18 through Thursday, August 20, 2015
Ag Progress Days
Rock Springs, PA

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 1 PM
The 2014 PA Outstanding Tree Farm of the Year Tour
Beckets Run Woodlands, Southern Allegheny CountyFriday, June 5 through Saturday, June 6, 2015
PA Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition
Rock Springs, PA

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Tree Seeding/Planting Ramble
Sproul State Forest
More information to come

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 10:30am
Rothrock Hike
Mont Alto State Park
Save the Date Rothrock Hike

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Log-a-Load for Kids Pheasant Hunt
Warrior’s Mark Wing Shooting Lodge
Ginter, PA
Hosted by PFA and  PA Forest Products Association
Contact Bob Long for additional details at blong@paforestproducts.org or 814-591-2241Saturday, March 7, 2015

2015 Annual Conservation Dinner
Genetti Hotel, Williamsport, PA
More information to come

Friday, January 9 through Saturday, January 17, 2015
Pennsylvania Farm Show
PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center, Harrisburg, PA

Thursday, March 27, 2014
The Rothrock Legacy: A Forum on the Past and Current Conditions of Penn’s Woods (part of the South Mountain Speaker Series)
7:00 to 9:00 PM
PSU-Mont Alto Campus General Studies Auditorium
Admission is free
Visit the link above for more information

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Troy Firth Tree Farm of the Year Tour, Grand Valley (near Titusville), Crawford County
8:30AM – 3:30PM
$5 per person (includes lunch)
Visit the link above for more information and to register.

 

Forest/Woodland Owner Meetings

March 24-25, 2017
Statewide Biennial Forest Landowner Conference
Altoona, PA

The 2017 Pennsylvania Private Forest Landowners Conference website is now live! Visit the site and make your reservation now!