Celebrating 30 years 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.
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
In the news...
Protect Pennsylvania's forests Op-ed by Raul Chiesa and Janet Sreedy
Aerial Assault: Dead and Dying Ash Trees Pose Hazard from Above (DCNR)
Spotted Lantern Fly in Berks Co. Learn more.
Watch the Keystone Wood Products 2017 video
Now that spring has finally sprung, the planting of tree seedlings may be on your things to do list. Read Forester
Tony Quadro's advice in our new blog post-- "Planning for Planting"
Pennsylvania has a Fire Season?
Find out in Jessica Salter's blog post!
Up next: Learn the Latest about Bringing Back the Iconic American Chestnut Tree
Thursday, May 10, 6:30 p.m.
Tracey Coulter, agroforestry coordinator in the Rural & Community Forestry Section of the Pennsylvania DCNR Bureau of Forestry
J. Roy Houston Conservation Center (the Westmoreland Conservation District barn behind the Donohoe Center) at 218 Donohoe Road in Greensburg.
Free to WWIA members, students with a current student ID; $5 others. Call Sandy at 724-837-5271 by Monday, May 7, to register. Learn more here.
Read the latest issue of the Westmoreland Woodlands Improvement
Association Newsletter. In this issue--President’s Letter, Facebook Page, Tax Policy Update, Landowner Tax Tips, American Holly, 2018 Calendar
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