Friday, January 20, 2023

Reminder: Presentation Proposals Wanted For 2023 Watershed Forestry Summit June 13-15

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy are hosting the 2023 Watershed Forestry Summit on June 13-15 ! 

The Summit brings together over 300 restoration and conservation professionals, decision makers, and volunteers to share the latest information on forest buffers and lawn conversion practices, from implementation to outreach and more. 

Attendees come away inspired and empowered by the knowledge, connections, and stories shared at this conference. 

Key elements of the 2023 Watershed Forestry include:

-- Optional field trip on June 13

-- Breakout and keynote presentations on June 14 and 15

-- Poster sessions

-- Lunchtime roundtables

-- Networking activities

The 2023 Summit will be held in-person, although the location has not yet been selected. There will be no virtual component of the event.

Presentation Proposals

The Summit hosts are seeking presentation proposals for 45-minute breakout sessions that will share innovations, address hot topics, celebrate diverse and inclusive efforts, and facilitate discussion and application.  

Click Here to submit proposals.  The deadline is February 17.

Questions should be directed to Teddi Stark, DCNR Watershed Forestry Program Manager,

Visit DCNR’s Waterway Forest Buffers webpage for more information on this program.

Visit Explore PA Trails and Get Outdoors PA for recreation areas near you.

  For more information on state parks and forests and recreation in Pennsylvania, visit DCNR’s website, Visit the Good Natured DCNR Blog,  Click Here for upcoming events, Click Here to hook up with DCNR on other social media-- Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.

[Posted: January 20, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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