Upcoming Events

Woods Hike with Marshall Pecore (for Forest Professionals) - May 19, 2017 

NEW!  Friends of the Foundation Dinner - May 19, 2017

Loving the Land Through Working Forests Conference - May 20, 2017

Working in Your Woods - A Workshop - June 9-10, 2017


5/19/17 Sustainable Forestry Hike with Marshall Pecore, Manager of Menominee Forest, Wisconsin

Join us on May 19th, 12:30-4:30pm at FSF's Blooming Valley Forest near 16759 Price Rd. Blooming Valley, PA as we all share ideas and perspectives walking through a forest featuring various aged group selections and a variety of tree species and cohorts. The Blooming Valley Forest has been managed by FSF foresters since 1985 using a system of low intensity, high frequency thinnings and group openings.

This event is offered to you at no cost. Please RSVP at or call (814) 694-5830

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New! 5/19/17 Friends of the Foundation Dinner

The Foundation for Sustainable Forest's will be holding it's first ever dinner for members, supporters, colleagues in conservation and stewardship, and friends!   

Join us on the evening of May 19th at The Country Club in Meadville for a meal with our forest conservation and working forest community.

5:30pm Social hour, 6:30pm Dinner followed by a Keynote Address and Recognitions

Keynote Speaker: James Finley, PhD is the Ibberson Chair of Forest Resources at Pennsylvania State University and Director of the Center for Private Forests



All are welcome! The cost is $25 per person.  Please RSVP to Annie Socci at or register via Paypal.

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5/20/17 Loving the Land Through Working Forests

The Foundation for Sustainable Forest's premier in-the-field forestry conference for forest landowners, practitioners, and conservationists. We have an exciting program of presenters lined up for you! A picnic lunch and children's programming will be provided.

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Who is attending?

6/9-10//17 Working in Your Woods - A Workshop

The FSF's Annie Socci will be presenting at this event.

To read the list of programs and register, visit the conference website.

Past Events

3/31/17 Our Woods & Waters Film Series Final Event

Friday, March 31st, 7pm, Selected environmental shorts, including "Chasing Water" and "A Forest Year" will be screened at Edinboro University's Scot's Cinema

Directions to Scot's Cinema at the Frank G. Pogue Student Center, Edinboro University

3/24-25/17 Enriching Woodland Values Conference

The FSF's Annie Socci and Guy Dunkle offered three presentations at this event.

3/16/17 Landowner Event: Your Land, Your Legacy

Thursday, March 16th, 7pm, A gathering of the woodland owner community to discuss conservation options for your land.

Located at the Edinboro-McKean V.F.W. Post 740

2/24/17 Our Woods & Waters Film Series #2

Friday, February 24th, 6:30pm, Selected environmental shorts, including "School's Out- Lessons from a Forest Kindergarten" and "The Last Dragons - Hellbender Movie" will be screened at the Whole Foods Coop Community Center.

Directions to the Whole Foods Community Center

2/18/17 WOCAV Forest Landowner Conference

Woodland Owners of Clarion & Allegheny Valley (WOCAV) Forest Landowner Conference in Clarion, PA. To read the list of programs and register, visit the conference website. The deadline to register is February 10th

1/27/17 Our Woods & Waters Winter Film Series #1

January 27th, 7pm, Green Fire was screened at Meadville's Economic Progress Alliance Building.

1/28/17 Northwest PA Landowner Conference

Our regional community of forest landowners gathered on Saturday, January 28th at the Edinboro-McKean V.F.W. Post 740, located at 10613 Route 98 Edinboro, PA

To read the list of programs and register, view the conference brochure here.