Pa. event will offer woodland management information

TIONESTA, Pa. — The largest share of Pennsylvania’s forest is privately owned, accounting for more than 70 percent of the forested acres (12.5 million acres).

If you’ve got woodlands on your land, how are you managing them?

Penn State Extension, in partnership with Pa. Bureau of Forestry, The Woodland Owners of the Clarion and Allegheny Valley, and the Clarion County Forest Stewardship Committee, are hosting the Clarion Forest Landowner Conference from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at St. Michael’s Hall, 18668 state Route 208, Fryburg, Pa.

The cost is $20 per person, which includes lunch, refreshments, and door prizes. Pre-registration is required by Feb. 7.

What’s covered

This year’s conference will have seven sessions that will provide information for Pennsylvania’s forest landowners.

Topics include winter tree identification, understanding landowner liability, oak research, and other information.

This year, participants will be able to register online by going to the following website: http://agsci.psu.edu/forest-landowners/clarion The complete agenda, registration details, and other information can be found at the website.

For people who do not have Internet access or those who prefer to register by phone, call the Mercer County Extension office at 724-662-3141.

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