You are invited to the first WWIA Board Meeting of 2020 onThursday January 16th at 4:00 p.m. Downstairs at the Westmoreland Conservation District Barn, 218 Donohoe Road, Greensburg PA 15601. Join us and provide your input for upcoming programming, and learn about volunteer opportunities with WWIA.
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
Kizua Dam State Park in the PA Wilds
Celebrating 30 years in 2019 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.
In the news...
Up next: March 19, 2020 6:30 p.m. – Jesse Kreye PhD, Assistant Professor of Fire and Natural Resources Management – Ecosystem Science and Management, Penn State University. “A program and talk about Fire and Resource Management.”
See our 2020 Event calendar here!
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.
Read our Fall Newsletterhere,featuring: Forbes State Forest Field Trip and Leslie Horner's Woodland Regeneration Workshops Recaps, Tulip Poplars,
Partners for Fish and Wildlife
at California University of PA, and more!
Check out our newest blog post from Jessica Salter: A Forester's Frequently Asked Questions