Information on forest management practices, including stewardship principles, control of forest vegetation, watersheds, wetlands, native plants and sustainable forestry. Tips on managing small and private woodlands, forest education and maintaining roads.
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Thinking about holding an educational event in your forest but want to be sure you’ve covered all the bases? This is an informative webinar on best practices for hosting a walk in the woods.
Penn State Extension's Forestry and Wildlife team boasts a rich history of educating and supporting industry professionals and private landowners in Pennsylvania.
By乐动体育注册 David R. Jackson Length5:06
Learn the identification characteristics of the invasive tree-of-heaven and be able to distinguish it from the native look-alikes, black walnut and staghorn sumac.
By Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.
Wildlife is an integral part of any healthy forest community. The information provided will provide you with the basic knowledge needed to begin wildlife stewardship on your property.
Learn how to translate satellite imagery into useful land cover maps!
By乐动体育注册 Michael Jacobson, Ph.D.
This publication provides background information about forest management and timber harvesting ordinances on private forests.
Dense understories of undesirable shade-tolerant trees interfere with the establishment and development of desirable regeneration.
A discussion of the economic and social factors that promote unplanned harvests on private lands.
By David R. Jackson Length6:37
Tree-of-heaven is especially difficult to eliminate. Learn when and how to apply control measures, including herbicides, to eradicate this prolific tree.
Consulting Arborist James Komen presents an overview of the trunk formula method (TFM).
By Heather L Leach, Dave Biddinger, Ph.D., Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.
A guide that reviews the identification, life cycle, current distribution, and techniques for managing spotted lanternfly on your property.
Need a refresher on good pruning practices? Want to try techniques on somebody else’s plants?
By乐动体育注册 David R. Jackson, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., James Finley, Ph.D.
Woodlot owners can improve your woods for the future or cause damage from which it might not recover for generations.
By乐动体育注册 Heather L Leach, Dave Biddinger, Ph.D., Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.
Las MLM son una plaga invasora destructiva que amenaza la agricultura, la industria maderera y ornamental y las plantas de jardín.
By乐动体育注册 David R. Jackson Length3:53
Learn about the invasive tree-of-heaven, commonly found in Pennsylvania, and how you can use it to help control another invasive species, spotted lanternfly.
By David R. Jackson Length3:47
Learn the distinguishing characteristics of the invasive tree-of-heaven that you can use to accurately identify it.
Penn State Extension's video series, "Community Conflict: Finding Middle Ground" provides strategies for civil engagement on 'hot button' topics.
Forest landowners are invited to learn about management options available in order to maintain a healthy forest.
When乐动体育注册07:00 PM 01/29/2020 - 08:00 PM 03/25/2020
Explore planning and implementing simple stewardship practices on your lot to create and enhance natural areas and make a positive impact on the environment.
By乐动体育注册 David R. Jackson
To sustain healthy forest ecosystems it is necessary to consider multiple vegetation management practices using a systematic approach called Integrated Vegetation Management (IVM).
Through this video series, explore the dynamics of community controversies and learn strategies to engage your audience, prepare for public meetings, and effectively deal with barriers to civil dialogue – tips that can be valuable for any leader.
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Spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that can damage many crops. Learn best practices to stop its spread. Businesses operating in the quarantine zone must have permits to move equipment and goods within and out of the zone.
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The invasive insect spotted lanternfly threatens the U.S. economy and environment. Businesses operating in quarantine zones must have permits to move equipment and goods within and out of the zones.
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Tax professionals and forest landowners learn about finance, taxation, and timber sales and taxation in order to save money on taxes. Earn 8 CFEs or 8 IRS CEs.
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By James Finley, Ph.D. Pages1
The Pennsylvania's Forest Stewardship Program is a voluntary program to help forest landowners learn to improve and maintain the ecological health of their land. Private landowners who own between 5 and 1,000 acres of forestland can join the program.