Allegheny SAF

Serving Forests and Foresters of PA WV NJ MD DE

The Allegheny SAF has a membership of 1,100 professional foresters in the five states of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. 

Since 1900, the Society of American Foresters has provided access to information and networking opportunities to prepare members for the challenges and the changes that face natural resource professionals.

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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 for more details and to sign up.

Download: Fernow Background


Allegheny SAF Winter Training 2019


The Allegheny SAF Winter Training will be hosted by the West Virginia Chapter on February 20-22, 2019. The theme is “Evolving Forestry”. Cheat Lake and Morgantown WV is an area with many recreational opportunities with the Lakeview Resort as a wonderful venue for the meeting. It provides easy access to the membership from all the member states as well as being central to many West Virginia attractions including Coopers Rock State Park, Cheat River, Cheat Lake and West Virginia University.

Meeting Information

Location: One Lakeview Dr, Morgantown, WV 26508

Info/Registration: Agenda & Registration - revised 2/13 (pdf)

Sponsorship info: Businesses and members can help support this training by becoming a sponsor. The Cover Letter (pdf) can provide an introduction to our organization and the event. The Meeting Sponsorship Form (pdf) should be completed and returned by February 1, so sponsors can be recognized in the pre-meeting publicity and at the training.