WWIA VP Fred Lau, WWIA President John Hilewick, WCD directors Emil Bove & Kim Miller with the presentation piece to WWIA as the recipients of the 2019 J. Roy Huston Conservation Partnership Award.
Raul Chiesa and Janet Sredy own forest land in Forward Township, Allegheny County. They are certified tree farmers and were recognized in 2015 as the National Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year. Read their recent Op-Ed: Protect Pennsylvania's Forests
WWIA Events are on hold until it is safe to reconvene.
The Pennsylvania DCNR Bureau of Forestry is in the process of writing a new Strategic Plan that will set the bureau’s mission and overarching goals. It guides how the Bureau provides leadership in forest management and conservation on both public and private lands in urban and rural areas. The survey linked below is intended to obtain input pertaining to the new Bureau of Forestry Strategic Plan. . Opinions about these critical strategic questions will prove valuable in the planning process. The survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. The survey link will remain active until August 31, 2020. This is the website for the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BOFplan
Read our Spring Newsletterhere,featuring: The View from My Kitchen Window, Rescheduled events, Experiences in the Woods during Quarantine, and more.
View attorney Ryan Hamilton's recent presentation, "Easements and Right of Ways in our PA Forests". Download the slides here. Thank you to Mr. Ryan Hamilton for sharing this information with WWIA at our annual meeting in October, 2019.
Kizua Dam State Park in the PA Wilds
Celebrating 31 years in 2020 of maintaining, preserving, and enjoying woodlands
The Westmoreland Woodlands Improvement Association provides a forum for all those who have an interest in woodlands. WWIA recognizes woodlands as renewable resources, and encourages their management for aesthetics, timber, water quality and control, wildlife habitat, plant propagation and recreation. Members of WWIA learn about productive ways to use forest resources while preserving their natural beauty.
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