Tag Archives: forest_management

Shale Drilling Monitoring on State Forests

I heard a story on WITF this morning, as part of the State Impact project, about a project in DCNR to study the effects of shale drilling for gas on state forests. The program was launched in 2010 with very adequate funding. The story points out that no data has yet been release, although it is promised soon. I am very much looking forward to seeing what comes out of the research.

 

Forest Regrowth Article in Washington Post

This article in today’s Washington highlights the destruction and regrowth of the eastern forests. It also describes challenges to maintaining the health of the forests ( invasive plants and lack of wildfire) and wildlife ( lack of deer predators). What do you think?