Programs

Big Trees:

Encourages citizen interest and involvement in the history, aesthetics, preservation value, and registration of the big trees of Pennsylvania.

Forest Industry:

Promotes the wise use of Pennsylvania’s forest resources and provides an industry perspective to other PFA committees and the Board of Directors.

Policy & Legislation:

Monitors state and federal legislation related to forestry and recommends PFA policy positions.

Urban & Community Forestry:

Educates and provides assistance to PFA members, community leaders, and the general public about the planting and care of trees and the improvement of wildlife habitat in urban and suburban areas to enhance the quality of life and human values for all people.

Tree Farm:

Encourages stewardship and conservation of our state’s forest resources by promoting multiple-use forest management on all forest land in the Commonwealth; maintains and improves the quality and integrity of the Pennsylvania Tree Farm Program.

Government & Academia:

Educates and provides technical forestry assistance to PFA members, woodland owner associations, local organizations, and local government officials.

Education & Communications:

Encourages and fosters proper management of all forest lands and natural resources of the Commonwealth through educational programs and materials directed at PFA’s members and the Citizens of the Commonwealth. Supports and assists the staff, Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Forests’ editor, other committees, and related programs in the area of environmental education, which publicize the value and importance of PFA.