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PA Forest Heritage Assn. Fall Newsletter Now Available
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The PA Forest Heritage Association’s Fall edition of the Burning Issues newsletter is now available featuring stories on--

-- As of September 12, there have been 433 wildfires in Pennsylvania which burned 1,417.54 acres, damaging 10 structures and destroying 17 structures, causing 5 injuries and $531,952 in damage.

-- PA Forest Heritage Assn. Annual Meeting Nov. 11 In Chambersburg

-- Profile: Ivan Bretzman Forest Fire Warden In Cumberland County

Questions about the newsletter should be directed to Michael J. Klimkos, Editor, by sending email to: klimkos@embarqmail.com.

Visit the Discovery Center at Caledonia State Park in Franklin County to learn more about Pennsylvania’s forest fire fighting heritage.

The PA Forest Heritage Association is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the heritage of forest conservation and forest fire protection in Pennsylvania.  Click Here to contact the PFHA for more information on the programs, initiatives and upcoming events.

(Photo: Through the 1970s it was not uncommon to use schoolboys as wildland firefighters. c1950 from PFHA collection.  If they had “helicopter parents” then were the parents towing Bambi Buckets?)

NewsClips:

Schneck: Fall Foliage Already Halfway To Peak In Some Spots In Northern PA

Awesome Spots To View Fall Foliage In PA

Leaves Are Changing Colors Earlier This Year Thanks To Unusual Events

Wet Spring, Cool Summer Will Affect Fall Foliage

PEC PA Legacies Podcast: True Colors, Fall Expected To Be Spectacular

Crable: Paddle Lancaster’s Octoraro Reservoir For Autumn Splendor

Tree Giveaway Planning In Pittsburgh

Study: Genetic Diversity Low In Pittsburgh’s Urban Forest

Spotted Lanternfly Encounters A Writer’s Shoe

See Smoke From Game Lands?  Could Be A Controlled Burn

Bad Year For Lyme Disease, With Threat Remaining Well Past Summer

[Posted: Sept. 20, 2017]


9/25/2017

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