Woods that Work


Green Ribbon Task Force

The Green Ribbon Task Force will convene experts from private industry, academia, marketing, forest science, economic and workforce development and related disciplines to analyze current limitations to forest conservation and job growth and to develop an action plan to address both objectives.


Bureau of Forestry

The Bureau of Forestry’s mission is to ensure the long-term health, viability and productivity of the Commonwealth’s forests and to conserve native wild plants.



Timber product outreach survey

DCNR's Bureau of Forestry, along with its partners, led an effort to gain information that reflects the current characteristics of the wood products industry in the state. A Fact Sheet is also available.


State Forest 'Well Managed' Certification

DCNR is proud of its third-party certified state forest system. Learn more about what certification means to our environment and economy.


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State Forest Timber Stumpage Sales

Find a complete listing of bid openings and recently awarded bids for timber stumpage sales on state forest land.


Penn Nursery & Wood Shop

Penn Nursery propagates native conifers, hardwoods and shrubs for reforestation of State Forests and State Parks. Its wood shop provides high-quality signs, kiosks and picnic tables for DCNR facilities.