USDA Forest Service Fernow Experimental Forest Celebrates 85 Years
To celebrate the 85th anniversary of the establishment of the Fernow Experimental Forest on the Monongahela National Forest, the public is invited on a public tour. Please meet at the equipment sheds (see map below) on Forest Road 701 on Saturday May 4th at 1 pm to begin the tour. Stops will include visits to weir ponds to hear about watershed research conducted on the forest, a 1 mile walk along the Zero Grade trail to see the longest running forestry study on the forest, and hands-on demonstrations of forestry tools. The formal tour will end around 4 pm with cake to celebrate the anniversary.
Please contact Melissa Thomas-Van Gundy at 304-478-2000, extension 114, or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and to sign up.
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