Marial and Arlyn Perkey - 2017 Tree Farmer of the Year
RSVP Now!Tractor Safety Training sponsored by SWPWO and PA Forestry Association Tree Farm Committee
Sat. June 9 –SWPWO Picnic– Burnham farm in Washington County. Michael Pate with Penn State Extension will offer a program on tractor safety. The farm tractor is a useful tool for a tree farm. It helps with brush hogging to control invasives, road building and maintenance, and with lumbering. Michael will be bringing the Penn State tractor simulator so participants can get hands- on experience with a variety of tractor handling experiences. Learn from Michael the safest way to handle this important forestry tool. Stay and enjoy our pigroast. SWPWO members and Certified PA Tree Farmers are free but there will a $5 charge for all others. Register at http://evite.me/M8dCg1Urc4 Tractor Safety program starts at 1 PM. Dinner is served around 4:30 PM.
SWPWO Calendar of Events for 2018: Click here for a listing of the 2018 events.
Southwestern Pennsylvania Woodland Owners (SWPWO), a not for profit association, is an organization of individuals interested in sound woodland management practices which encourage the diverse use of forests for timber production, wildlife habitat, watershed protection and recreation and to promote this multiple-use philosophy through education and technical assistance for the benefit of the membership and general public.
Forester, Russell Gibbs, being recognized by the PA Forestry Association for the 2017 Outstanding Tree Farm Inspector.