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101 Pine Grove Road
Fayetteville, PA 17222-8224

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Hours are: Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from 12:00 to 5:00pm from Memorial Day weekend (May 29th) to Labor Day (September 6th), 2021.

Discovering Pennsylvania’s Forest Heritage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9l0cxaSWJw&t=2s

The PA Forestry Association in cooperation with the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to bring you the first video in the “Discovering PA’s Forest Heritage” series. This video introduces the series and provides an overview of what you can see and learn about the rich legacy of forest conservation and stewardship at the Forest Heritage Discovery Center at Caledonia State Park near Fayetteville, PA. Walk through the Discovery Center with us on a virtual tour of the displays showcasing the Civilian Conservation Corps(CCC’s), wildfire fighting gear and equipment, forest conservation heroes, and Smokey Bear. Future videos in the series will dig deeper into these and other forest conservation features of the Center.

Pennsylvania Conservation Pioneers – Discovering PA’s Forest Heritage Video 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SKrb4HwUcQ&t=20s&ab_channel=ThePennsylvaniaForestryAssociationThePennsylvaniaForestryAssociation

The PA Forestry Association, in cooperation with the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to bring you the second video in the “Discovering PA’s Forest Heritage” series. This video describes the lives and work of Pennsylvania Conservation Pioneers who are included on the marquee display at the Forest Heritage Discovery Center in Caledonia State Park. These include Dr. Joseph Rothrock, the father of forestry in Pennsylvania; Mira Lloyd Dock, a leader in city beautification and first woman member of the Forestry Commission; Gifford Pinchot, the first head of the US Forest service and twice governor of Pennsylvania; and Maurice Goddard, a pioneering forestry educator and leader in creating many of Pennsylvania’s state parks.

 

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC's) - Discovering PA's Forest Heritage Video 3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYZLAwj6a0w&t=4s&ab_channel=ThePennsylvaniaForestryAssociationThePennsylvaniaForestryAssociation

The PA Forestry Association in cooperation with the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to bring you the third video in the “Discovering PA’s Forest Heritage” series. This video and the Forest Heritage Center at Caledonia State Park showcase the conservation work of the Civilian Conservation Corps( CCC’s) in Pennsylvania and the United States. Future videos in the series will dig deeper into these and other forest conservation features of the Center.