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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Allegheny SAF Summer Training 2017


The Allegheny SAF Summer Training 2017 will be hosted by The Plateau Chapter, September 20 - 22, 2017, 45 Holiday Inn Road, Park Inn, Clarion, PA

Theme: “SILVAH: 50 Years of Practicing Sustainable Forestry and Counting”

Location45 Holiday Inn Road, Park Inn, Clarion, PA

On Wednesday, September 20, there will be an optional field tour to Kane Experimental Forest and surrounding landscape. Topics will include: SILVAH guidelines for regeneration, vegetation management, thinning, current research on deer impact, changes in regeneration ecology, forest health, fertilization, wildlife habitat, and carbon sequestration. (Bus transportation and box lunch will be provided as part of the Optional Wednesday Field Tour. Space may be limited. Register early.)


Info/Registration: Agenda & Registration info

Online Registration

Student Sponsorship

Allegheny SAF Winter Training 2017


Allegheny Society of American Foresters Winter Training will be held at Wyomissing, PA, February 15-17, 2017. The theme focus will be Rural and Urban Ecosystem Health in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

DatesFebruary 15-17, 2017

LocationThe Inn at Reading Hotel and Conference Center

Directions: 1040 North Park Road, Wyomissing, PA 19610

Agenda/Registration: Registration (pdf) | Agenda (pdf)

Pesticide Training: Agenda (doc) or (pdf)

Tree Farm Inspector Training: Information (doc) or (pdf)

Contact: Randy Morin for more info

Please submit a registration form even if online registration (PayPal) is used for payment.


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Allegheny Next Meetings

Below is a schedule of the next Allegheny SAF Chapter meetings. As usual, this can be subject to change.

Upcoming meeting schedule:

  • Summer 2016: New Jersey Division (September 14-16, 2016, Mount Laurel, NJ)
  • Winter 2017: Valley Forge Chapter (February 15-17, 2017, Wyomissing, PA)
  • Summer 2017: Plateau Chapter
  • Winter 2018: Keystone Chapter


Penn's Woods: The Science Behind Pennsylvania’s Wildlife Habitat

A joint meeting of the Pennsylvania Wildlife Society and the Society of American Foresters will be held April 15-16, 2016, at Ramada Inn, 1450 S. Atherton, State College, PA. The conference theme is Penn's Woods: The Science Behind Pennsylvania’s Wildlife Habitat.

For more info, contact Virginia Tilden, PA TWS Treasurer or PA The Wildlife Society

Download: Call for Papers

Download: Conference-At-A-Glance |  Registration Form 

Online Registration: click here

2016 Allegheny SAF Winter Meeting


The date has been set for the 2016 Allegheny SAF winter meeting for Wed, Feb 17, 2016 9:00am  through Fri, Feb 19, 2016 4:00pm.

The theme for the winter meeting is Urban and Traditional Forestry: At the Crossroads. The location will be the Radisson Hotel North Baltimore, at 2004 Greenspring Dr, Lutherville-Timonium MD 21093 (map). Stop back for updates.

IMPORTANT: Due to vehicle limitations, the tour of the Port of Baltimore is limited to the first 40 registrants. Please complete the Port Tour Form if you register for the this tour.

Download: Agenda & Registration | Meeting Info | Port Tour Form

Register online: click here