Learn about Pennsylvania’s lumber heritage and the birth of modern forestry management.
This event took place on Thursday, November 18, 2021
This session was recorded and has been added to the State Library's Lunch-and-Learn archive online .
Forest management, characterized in many northern countries by the predominance of clear cutting and growing even-aged and -sized trees, has simplified the structure of boreal forests. Consequences include alterations in cultural ecosystem services such as forest attractiveness, i.e., combined aesthetic and recreational values.
The following subject headings and/or keyword searches may help you locate materials about the early iron industry in Pennsylvania using the State Library catalog or your local library catalog.
Loggers - Pennsylvania
Logging Railroads - Pennsylvania - History
Lumbering - Pennsylvania
Lumbering - Pennsylvania - History