Forest habitat tour planned

GALETON — Susquehannock State Forest will hold its annual forest management and habitat tour at 9 a.m. April 29, beginning at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, 5660 Route 6. Transportation and lunch will be provided during the free tour, which will conclude at 2 p.m.

Representatives of the Bureau of Forestry, state Game Commission, lumber museum and Black Forest Conservation Association will lead the tour, which will highight the Denton Hill and Lyman Run area of the forest district.

The goal of the tour is to exchange information, build a better relationship with those who use the state forest and provide participants with a better understanding of the complexity and improvements in sustainable forest and wildlife management that are occuring in northcentral Pennsylvania. Topics will include safe chain saw felling techniques, herbicide techniques to control woody vegetation and updates on the Deer Forest Study and the district’s timber management and recreational programs.

For more information, or to register, send an email to fd15@pa.gov or call the district office at 814-274-3600.

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