Industry News

January 2, 2020

LHR Announces 2020 Mini Grants

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October 21, 2019

Pa. receives prestigious, independent certification for its forest system

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Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Deputy Secretary John Norbeck announced Pennsylvania’s state forest system, totaling more than 2.2 million acres, has received certification through one of the world’s most recognized, independent, third-party forest management certification standards, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Forest Management Standard. (photo by eileenpatton, creative commons/

October 11, 2019

Deer Season Kickoff

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Ben Moyer, Outdoor Writer and Naturalist, to Speak at the FREE “Deer Season Kick-Off” Presentations on Sunday, October 27, at University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

September 16, 2019

Roach-Bauer Forestry Forum

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Get the latest information on resources, public perceptions, impacts, and trends in the state forests of Pennsylvania.

August 21, 2019

LHR and KWPA Present a Selfie Station

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Make sure to stop by the LHR/KWPA Selfie Station at Williamsport Welcomes the World on Friday August 23 from 5-9. Ask Steve for more details on our Wayfinding directional signage.

Roach-Bauer Forestry Forum

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August 20, 2019

Generations Lumber Helps in Making an Impact

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Our newest board member Kenny Kane works for Generations Lumber, who donated fencing for this project.

August 2, 2019

Managing Wildlife Event

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10-DAY STATEWIDE PREDATOR HUNT COMING Wednesday, August 28 thru Saturday, September 7

April 1, 2019

WoodChips News from the Lumber Museum

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January 15, 2019

Timber Sales

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November 30, 2018


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Vote Clarion River for River of The Year.

October 26, 2018

Knox-Kane Rails to Trails Project

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Mt. Jewett to the Kinzua Bridge State Park - Friday afternoon officially caps years-long efforts and opens this historic almost four-mile stretch that provides opportunities for hiking, biking, horseback riding and snowmobile riding, as well as increased tourism and economic development. Credit Bradford Era

October 22, 2018

Bingaman Lumber

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One of our partners Bingaman Lumber has helped the LHR by serving on our board of directors and through cooperative advertising opportunities. Here's how they started.

August 22, 2018

Spotted Lanternfly Training Available Online

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Spotted Lanternfly Permits are required for businesses and organizations moving within or from the quarantine zone in the course of your work. Currently the counties of Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia and Schuylkill are under quarantine, but this is subject to change should SLF be discovered in any other areas.

Ceremony held at Visitors Center statue for ‘CCC Boys’

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A group of 20 people gathered Friday to honor the veterans of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Family members of four CCC Boys attended the 11th annual CCC Statue Dedication Ceremony at the Warren County Visitors Center.

May 30, 2018

Pre-Register Now for Potter County Youth Field Day

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Learn from experts how to enjoy the outdoor activities you love. Spend the day learning and enhancing your skills in many different activities.

May 22, 2018

Eliot Ness Fest Updates

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Eliot Ness Fest: Touched by the Untouchable Update No. 7

January 25, 2018

Park of the year- Cooks Forest State Park

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The Pennsylvania Parks and Forest foundation named Cooks Forest State Park the Park of the year. Cooks Forest is an amazing place to visit to see "big" trees and old growth forest.

November 14, 2017

Save Our Trees from the Spotted Lanternfly

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The Spotted Lanternfly has the potential to greatly impact the grape, hops and logging industries. Early detection is vital for the protection of Pennsylvania businesses and agriculture. Check out this site and the source of our information.

October 4, 2017

DCNR offering PENNVEST-funded grants to plant trees along streams.

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Department of Conservation and Natural Resources: DCNR offering PENNVEST-funded grants to plant trees along streams.

October 3, 2017

LHR’s newest addition – Serenity Glass Park

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Along Route 6 Scenic Byway in the heart of the Lumber Heritage Region you will find a one of a kind privately funded marvel that is worth a trip to Port Allegany, PA.

LHR Partners with K.A.R.E.

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LHR is pleased to partner with Kane Area Revitalization Enterprise for Expansion and Promotion of an Outdoor Entertainment Complex in Kane, Pennsylvania

August 28, 2017

Straub Brewery Wins Award at 2017 US Beer Open

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Straub Brewery Wins Two Gold Medals and a Bronze Medal, and listed as one of the Top 10 overall Medal Winners at the 2017 U.S. Open Beer Championship Competition.

June 7, 2017

Wood Mobile Traveling Exhibit Available for Events

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The Pennsylvania WoodMobile is a traveling exhibit that provides information on the state’s forest resource and the state’s forest products industry.