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Managing forests for wildlife


October 20, 2011

GREENTOWN, PA — There will be a forum on ways landowners can manage their woodlots for songbirds, wild turkey, ruffed grouse, white-tailed deer and other wildlife at Promised Land State Park on Friday, October 21 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

Peter Wulfhorst, Economic & Community Development Extension Educator with Penn State Extension in Pike County, will lead participants on a walk to highlight habitat improvements that can attract songbirds. Kevin Wenner, regional wildlife management supervisor for the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Northeast Region, will discuss how to enhance habitats for white-tail deer and other wildlife species. Roger Spotts, environmental education coordinator with the Monroe County Conservation District, will discuss the forest as a community and the great variety of life that it supports.

Meet at 8 a.m. inside the Promised Land State Park office. Light refreshments will be served. Register at 570/226-3164.