Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Pennsylvania Forest Landowner Conference March 8

Penn State Cooperative Extension, in cooperation with Penn State School of Forest Resources, the DCNR Bureau of Forestry, the Woodland Owners of Centre County, the North Central Forest Landowners Association, and the Clearfield/Jefferson Counties Forest Stewardship Committee are providing an educational conference specifically for forest landowners and managers to learn and discuss forest and wildlife management on private forest lands. The conference is scheduled from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm., Saturday, March 8, 2008, at the Penn State School of Forest Resources Building, University Park, PA.

Conference participants will learn about: abandoned mine reforestation, forest insects and diseases, invasive plant species, fisher reintroductions, woodlot management, forest finance, timber marketing, wood energy, forest conservation, and more.

To register or for more information contact Dave Jackson at the Centre County Cooperative Extension office at 814-355-4897 or Tim Pierson at the McKean County Cooperative Extension Office at 814-887-5613. The registration fee is $30.00 which covers speakers, breaks, a luncheon, and educational materials. The deadline for registration is Friday, February 29. Participants must be pre-registered.
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