Allegheny National Forest Collaborating on Workshop

Allegheny National Forest Visitors BureauBRADFORD, PA – May 19, 2017 – The Allegheny National Forest is joining several other natural resources organizations to host a two-day workshop for forest landowners – Working in Your Woods, A Bird’s Eye View. The workshop will be held on June 9-10 at the Mukaiyama University Room at the University of Pitt-Bradford, Bradford, PA.

The free workshop will include presentations about the history of Pennsylvania’s forests; long-term forest management strategies; landowner assistance programs; and using prescribe fire and other forest management practices to create healthy forests and benefit wildlife. On the second day of the workshop, participants will see examples of the practices and habitats that were discussed on the first day of the workshop.

Workshop organizers are: Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture; U.S. Forest Service; American Bird Conservancy; the Ruffed Grouse Society; Audubon of Pennsylvania; Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania DCNR; and Pennsylvania Game Commission.

For more information or to register, go to: https://workinginyourwoods.eventbrite.com.