Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Tree Farm Forestry Field Day

The Pennsylvania Tree Farm Program is sponsoring the second annual celebration of the State Tree Farmer of the Year (STFOTY), the Olver family, will be held Saturday, May 31st at Tall Timbers Tree Farm from 10 AM to 3 PM. Craig, Janet, and Tara Olver were named STFOTY in September 2007. They are also one of three finalists in the 2008 Northeast Regional Tree Farmer of the Year competition. Tall Timbers Tree Farm is 566 acres of beautifully maintained working forest located northeast of Honesdale, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

The Olvers, in conjunction with the Wayne-Lackawanna Forest Landowners Association, are hosting the event which will include a tour of some of the property, a horse logging demonstration, exhibition of the logging equipment used on the farm, and a tree felling and crown thinning demonstration. There is a $12 charge for adults, $20 per couple, $6 for children age 6-17, and younger children are free. Lunch will be a pig roast. Pre-registration is required! Contact Jean Smith at 570-224-4848 or email Directions will be provided to registrants.

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