Al & Peggy McCollough, Tree Farmers of the Year 1999

Potter County, 256 acres

Al and Peggy McCollough are the Pennsylvania Tree Farmers of the Year for 1999. The McColloughs, who manage a 256-acre Tree Farm in Potter County, are now entered in the Northeast Regional competition, along with winners from eleven other states. Winners From the four regional competitions will then vie for The National Tree Farmer of the Year. The McColloughs have been managing Tree Farm #2309 for over 20 years. They have protected and enhanced their timber resource by controlling insects and disease, fencing for natural regeneration, planting a variety of species and doing timber stand improvement. They provide education programs for students and adults. We wish the McColloughs the best of luck at this highly competitive level.