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Forestry Instructor Conducts Library Forum on Woodland Management

Eric C. Easton shares a map of Pennsylvania nature trails, among the benefits of astute timber management Forestry instructor Eric C. Easton offered a then-and-now assessment of timber management in Pennsylvania during Tuesday’s Fall 2011 Madigan Library Forum in the second-floor reading loft. Easton, a faculty member in Penn College’s School of Natural Resources Management, led his audience on a historical journey from the days of widespread deforestation mainly to provide charcoal to fire the state’s iron-smelting furnaces and supply wood for railroad ties to today’s more-balanced management of woodlands to include recreation and aesthetics.

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