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Forestry Students Attend Association Meeting as Invited Guests

From left, students Riggle, Knable and Becker lend an ear.
From left, students Riggle, Knable and Becker lend an ear.
DCNR Secretary Ferretti
DCNR Secretary Ferretti
Wiest and Metcalf
Wiest and Metcalf

Five second-year forest technology students attended the Pennsylvania Forest Products Association annual meeting at Toftrees Resort and Conference Center in State College on Tuesday night. Joining Andrew Bartholomay, assistant professor of forest technology, as invited guests were Kenneth A. Riggle, of Blanchard; Seth K. Knable, of McVeytown; Alec K. Becker, of Port Matilda; Mark J. Wiest, of Montgomery; and Shelby K. Metcalf, of Benton. The group heard guest  speaker Ellen M. Ferretti, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, discuss the current and future health of the commonwealth’s forest industry.
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