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 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.
Celebrating 34years in 2023 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...
Connecting Older Adults with the Outdoors
Forest Service proposes fires in part of Allegheny National Forest to help oaks grow
Family Forests Are Key To Fighting Climate Change. But They Need Help.
Conservation District honors Chestnut Ridge forest stewards, woodlands group
Export officials review Murrysville Timbering Plan
Should we resurrect the American chestnut tree with genetic engineering?
Did the Polar Vortex kill the Emerald Ash Borer?
Murrysville native works to 'Fight the Blight' among
Champs of Pennsylvania: Local trees make the cut in statewide registry
Nonprofit purchases 32K-plus acres of forest in Western Pa.
2023 Making the Most of Your Piece of Nature Sustainable Backyard Workshop! This year’s event will take place on Saturday, April 22, from 8:30AM to 12:00 PM, outdoors at Mammoth Park. See our Events page for more info.
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