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The Pennsylvania Forestry Association is the nation’s oldest state organization devoted to forest conservation, stewardship and sustainability. 

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Upcoming Events


PFA Education and Communication Committee Meeting - October
In Person: 10/16/2023 11:00 AM - 10/16/2023 12:00 PM


Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime

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Executive Committee Conference Call - October
In Person: 10/19/2023 10:00 AM - 10/19/2023 12:00 PM


This is a quarterly meeting where the PFA Executive Team will meet and discuss finances, upcoming needs, events and other business between board meetings. Per the By-Laws, there are few votes that can occur at this meeting. Any board member or member is welcome to ask questions prior or to observe the meetings.

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Annual Symposium
In Person: 11/04/2023 8:00 AM - 11/04/2023 4:00 PM

PFA's annual symposium focuses on relevant forestry issues. This symposium is also our annual awards gathering.

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PFA Board of Directors Meeting - December
In Person: 12/14/2023 12:00 AM - 12/14/2023 3:30 PM


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Connect with the Forest Experts

  • Woodland Owners FAQ

    The Woodland Owner FAQ contains a wealth of knowledge from information about tending your woods to what a forest management plan is. This page outlines the basic components of being a good forest steward. 

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  • Why Become a Member?

    Our goal is to encourage proper management of every acre of the Commonwealth’s private and public forests. Almost 60 percent of Pennsylvania is forestland, providing many products and services to both residents of Pennsylvania and people around the world.

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  • Walk In Penn's Woods

    Walk in Penn's Woods evolved from a simple statement made by landowner Ruth Park to a receptive audience in 2016: "I do wish we could ALL get out into the woods for a walk one day!"

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our mission

The PA Forestry Association is a broad-based citizen's organization that provides leadership and education in sound, science-based forest management.

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our vision

To be a leading proponent of sustainable forestry in Pennsylvania and provide a network for the exchange of ideas and information.

Connect with 1,500 Pennsylvaniansworking to maintain healthy forests for over 125 years.

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