Marial and Arlyn Perkey - 2017 Tree Farmer of the Year

SWPWO Summer Tour Hosted by Wayne and Rose Marie Kraeer
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - The Kraeer’s will be reviewing their efforts to raise cattle in conjunction with maintaining their wooded areas, observe results and discuss techniques utilized to combat invasive plants, and discuss procedures and the timing of re-establishing these areas once invasive plants are under control.   Refreshments following the tour.  All are welcome.  Wear proper shoes for hiking.
From Washington, exit I-70 at Jefferson Avenue.  Follow Rt. 844 west (Jefferson Avenue) for approximately 12 miles to Breezy Heights Tavern and Restaurant.  Turn left onto Scenic Drive (Rt. 231 South) and proceed approximately 3 miles (making the sharp left at the cemetery) to the Kraeer residence, a 2-story, yellow house on the left side of the road.
 From Claysville, take Rt. 231 North (Wayne St) for approximately 9 miles, the house will be on the right.  If you reach the cemetery, you’ve gone too far.

SWPWO Calendar of Events for 2018:  Click here for a listing of the 2018 events.

Forester, Russell Gibbs, being recognized by the PA Forestry Association for the 2017 Outstanding Tree Farm Inspector.


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.

Southwestern Pennsylvania Woodland Owners (SWPWO)