Find a Service Forester


Services provided by Bureau of Forestry Service Foresters:
  • Sustainable forest management technical assistance
  • Cost-share assistance
  • Information on hiring a professional forester
  • Help with writing and reviewing Forest Stewardship Plans
  • Regional planning advice
  • Forestry and water Best Management Practices advice
  • Present educational programs
  • Urban and community forestry management assistance
  • Tree planting
  • Riparian forest buffer restoration
 
Service Foresters work out of one of the 20 Forest Districts on the county level to encourage sustainable forest management on privately-owned lands. Find the service forester for your county in the list below or download a PDF copy of the list, which includes email addresses. Find further contact information for each of the Forest Districts, including mailing address, by going to the Contact Us page.
 
County NameForest DistrictPhone
AdamsMatthew Kern 1(717) 637-1770
AlleghenyMichael DiRinaldo4(724) 238-1200
ArmstrongGary Gilmore8(814) 849-7463
BeaverJohn Brundege8(724) 865-2131
BedfordDave Scamardella 2(717) 485-3148
BerksJohn Nissen17(610) 582-9660
BlairChristopher Jones 6(814) 472-1862
BradfordChad Gadsby 20(570) 946-4049
BucksJessica Salter 17(610) 489-8326
ButlerJohn Brundege8(724) 865-2131
CambriaChristopher Jones 6(814) 472-1862
CameronToby Herzing 13(814) 486-3353
CarbonFrank Snyder 18(570) 467-2847
CentreTim Cole 5(814) 643-2340
ChesterJohn Nissen17(610) 582-9660
ClarionDavid Cole8(814) 226-1901
ClearfieldM Rich Johnson 9(814) 765-0821
ClintonElinor Greenaway 10(570) 923-6011
ColumbiaRobert Martynowych 18(570) 672-9878
CrawfordMark E Lewis 14(814) 763-2545
CumberlandJohn Schwartzer1(717) 352-2211
DauphinAndrew Brought 18(717) 362-1152
DelawareJessica Salter17(610) 489-8326
ElkToby Herzing 13(814) 486-3353
ErieThomas D Erdman 14(814) 796-6787
FayetteRussell Gibbs4(724) 437-7983
ForestTy A Ryen 14(814) 677-8076
FranklinJohn Schwartzer1(717) 352-2211
FultonDave Scamardella 2(717) 485-3148
GreeneRussell Gibbs4(724) 437-7983
HuntingdonWilliam Bow 5(814) 643-2340
IndianaMichael Nelson 6(814) 472-1862
JeffersonGary Gilmore 8(814) 849-7463
JuniataLucas Book 3(717) 536-3191
LackawannaJohn Maza 11(570) 945-7133
LancasterJohn Nissen17(610) 582-9660
LawrenceJake Scheib 8(724) 253-3634
LebanonAndrew Brought 18(717) 362-1152
LehighTim Latz 17(610) 582-9660
LuzerneBen Hardy 11(570) 450-4073
LycomingJason W. Smith 12(570) 753-3196
McKeanEric Monger 15(814) 274-3600
MercerJake Scheib 8(724) 253-3634
MifflinGerald Hoy 7(570) 922-3344
MonroeGarett Beers19(570) 895-4000
MontgomeryJessica Salter 17(610) 489-8326
MontourRobert Martynowych 18(570) 672-9878
NorthamptonTim Latz 17(610) 582-9660
NorthumberlandRobert Martynowych 18(570) 672-9878
PerryLucas Book 3(717) 536-3191
PhiladelphiaJessica Salter17(610) 489-8326
PikeGarrett Beers19(570) 895-4000
PotterEric Monger 15(814) 274-3600
SchuylkillFrank Snyder 18(570) 467-2847
SnyderGerald Hoy 7(570) 922-3344
SomersetRussell Gibbs4(724) 437-7983
SullivanChad Gadsby 20(570) 946-4049
SusquehannaRyan Brown11(570) 945-7133
TiogaSteven L Hoover16(570) 724-2868
UnionGerald Hoy 7(570) 922-3344
VenangoTy A Ryen 14(814) 677-8076
WarrenJohn Nobles 14(814) 723-0262
WashingtonMichael DiRinaldo 4(724) 238-1200
WayneJohn Maza 11(570) 945-7133
WestmorelandMichael DiRinaldo 4(724) 238-1200
WyomingRyan Brown11(570) 945-7133
YorkMatthew Kern 1(717) 637-1770