Wednesday, September 20, 2017

PA Forest Heritage Assn. Fall Newsletter Now Available

-- 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:
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?)

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