Annual Forbes State Forest field trip/tour & skills days event:

Saturday, July 23. Watch for more details coming soon!

The WWIA Winter newsletter is here!

"Here we are in the depths of the winter season. February and a nasty storm with freezing rain, sleet, and snow give us pause to ponder the possible benefits of migration to a warmer
climate. If only I had the wherewithal to make such a move and no northern responsibilities to hold me and my wife back....."  Read on.

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 32 years in 2021 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.

​​​Contact us:  or 724-837-5271
Copyright 2021. Westmoreland Woodlands Improvement Association. All rights reserved.

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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


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