Category Archives: Forestry

Pennsylania SFI

I attended the Keystone SAF chapter meeting last night (3/10) in Grantville at the Holiday Inn. We were in the midst of a huge rainstorm, which I am sure kept attendance down.Nate Fice, the new director of the SFI training… Continue reading

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South Mountain Conservation Landscape Initiative

From the Pennsylvania DCNR: Throughout the commonwealth, large regions are working together to drive strategic investment and actions around sustainability, conservation, community revitalization, and recreational projects. Known as the Conservation Landscape Initiative, these collaborations are developing in landscapes where there… Continue reading

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Bark Beetles in New York Times

Today’s New York Times has an article in the Science section on the devestating bark beetle attack in the western US and Canada. Past forest management practices and favorable winds have led to the spread of the beetle. Here… Continue reading

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New President, New Forestry Policy ?

On a personal level, I am very pleased with Barack Obama’s victory last night. He has the opportunity to be one of America’s great presidents.What will his election mean for natural resources and forest policy in the United States. The… Continue reading

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Visit to Camp Bivens

Yesterday the Outdoor Recreation class (WILDL207), taught by Dr. Jim Hamilton, visited the site of the new YMCA Camp Bivens near St. Thomas. The students walked around the site discussing ideas to develop the site as a youth camp for… Continue reading

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