Monday, January 17, 2011

Announcing the 2011 Central Region Forest Landowners Conference

Penn State Extension, in partnership with Penn State School of Forest Resources, DCNR Bureau of Forestry, and the Woodland Owners Association of Centre County are pleased to announce the 2011 Central Region Forest Landowners Conference. The conference is scheduled from 9:15 AM - 3:30 PM, Saturday, February 26, 2011, at the Penn State School of Forest Resources Building, University Park, Pennsylvania.

This year’s conference provides valuable updates and information for Pennsylvania’s forest landowners. Topics include: how to restore and regenerate degraded forests, a look at the environmental impacts of Marcellus gas development, a deer management program update by the Game Commission, eastern hemlock’s future as the state tree, threatened and endangered species impacts on private forest owners, and finally forestry programs available in the USDA’s Farm Bill.

To register or for more information contact the Penn State Extension office in Centre County at 814-355-4897 or e-mail  The registration fee is $20.00 per person and includes presentations, a luncheon, and educational materials.  The deadline for registration is Monday, February 21st.  Participants must be pre-registered.  To download a copy of the conference brochure click here.

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