The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Forestry announced a series of meetings seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the State Forest Management Plan. It is important to participate, as input from these meetings will help define how Pennsylvania's 2.1 million acre forest system will be managed, including off-highway vehicle and other recreational activities. For those that cannot attend written comments will be accepted until Oct 31.
To view the proposal click here
All meetings begin at 7:00 and are expected to last until 9:30. The meeting dates and locations are:
Sept. 18, Renovo Elementary School, Renovo;
Sept. 19, Brady Township Community Center, Luthersburg (near Dubois);
Sept. 20, Potato City Inn, Coudersport;
Sept. 25, Antiochian Village, Ligonier;
Sept. 27, The Inn at Reading, French Creek;
Oct. 1, Genetti Hotel, Williamsport;
Oct. 2, Holiday Inn/Dunmore, Scranton; and
Oct. 4, Hotel Carlisle and Embers Convention Center, Carlisle.
For more information and directions to each meeting venue click here.
To submit written comments online click here.
Comments will also be accepted through the mail at:
DCNR - Bureau of Forestry
State Forest Resource Management Plan Update
P.O. Box 8552
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8552