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Rooted in History

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You cannot go far in this great state of Pennsylvania without seeing forestland.  These forests fuel our economy.  They provide recreation, wildlife habitat, and ecosystem services like clean water and air.  Lesser known is the historical significance of Pennsylvania forests.

 

Resources

If you enjoyed this story, watch the Original WVIA documentary, Seeking the Greatest Good here.  Seeking the Greatest Good explores the birth of the Forest Service, the history of Forestry and the Conservation Movement In America, and the continuing contribution of Pinchot’s “Greatest Good” ethic. 

If you have a fourth grader, or are just interested in the Every Kid in a Park program, visit www.everykidinapark.gov

To find regional parks to use your pass, go to: www.fs.usda.gov

To visit Grey Towers National Historic Site in Milford, PA (Pike County) find an event schedule and tour times at www.greytowers.org or www.fs.usda.gov/greytowers, where you can also take a virtual tour.

 

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