Bureau of Forestry


Conserving Penn's Woods


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Our Mission and What We Do

Learn more about our mission of conserving Pennsylvania's forests and wild plant communities.  Download a factsheet. Read our strategic plan, "Penn's Woods: Sustaining our Forests." 

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Timber Product Output Survey

A report of timber harvested and processed by Pennsylvania's primary wood products industry including wood species, volumes, and residue utilization from the 2012 production year. Download the full report or a two-page summary.

 

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PA Fire Wardens
100th Anniversary

Celebrate the centennial of the
Pennsylvania Fire Wardens program

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Hemlock Conservation Plan

DCNR-Bureau of Forestry has developed a conservation plan for eastern hemlock. Public and private land managers can review the plan and email comments & questions to ra-nreasternhemlock@pa.gov by December 15.

 

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Natural Gas Drilling on State Forests

DCNR manages state forests for the environmentally sound utilization of mineral resources.

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News & Events

Check out the latest news and information about forests and the Bureau of Forestry. To find State Forest events in your area go to the State Forest Events Calendar

 

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Shale Gas Monitoring Program

DCNR has established a shale-gas monitoring program to evaluate and report on impacts of shale-gas development to the state forest system.

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Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP)

Find information on everything from tag availability, to places to hunt, to harvest reports.

 

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State Forest Road and Trail Advisories

Find the latest advisories for roads and trails in state forests.

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DCNR Interactive Map

An interactive map showing State Forest, State Parks and Geologic resources for the entire state. 

 

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Wild Resource Conservation Program

WRCP identifies research and conservation needs, provides grants and ensures the flow of information between researchers, conservationists and educators.

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Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program

PNHP is charged with the tracking of all threatened, endangered, rare and vulnerable species, natural communities and geologic features in the Commonwealth.

 

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Become a Conservation Volunteer

Find out how you can help out in your local state forest or state park.