​​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.

WWIA  under massive Hemlocks at Laurel Hill State Park, June 2018

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


Check out our new blog post from Jessica Salter:

A Forester's Frequently Asked Questions


Thursday, Sept. 20: Brush Up on Your Tree ID Skills: Tree Identification Walk 
5:30 p.m. at the J. Roy Houston Conservation Center (the Westmoreland Conservation District barn behind the Donohoe Center) at 218 Donohoe Road in Greensburg. Social hour after the tour. FREE to WWIA members, $5 for the public. See more...


WWIA will be joining in the statewide celebration of

A Walk in Penn's Woods. Learn more here. 






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Read the latest issue of the Westmoreland Woodlands Improvement  Association  Newsletter.  In this issue--White Oak Woes, June Recap, Species Spotlight, and more!




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