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Penn State Forest Health, Insect and Disease seminar; March 27th 2018

April 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Penn State Forest Health, Insect and Disease seminar; March 27th 2018

On March 27th 2018, FORECON Inc. foresters attended the Penn State Forest Health, Insect and Disease seminar held at the Penn State Hotel conference center, State College, Pennsylvania. There were approximately 460 people in attendance. Presentations throughout the day primarily focused on two topics; Potential impacts of the exotic fruit fly Drosophila Suzukii Best management practices for the Spotted Lanternfly Scott Stoleson, Research Wildlife Biologist, USDA Forest Service, spoke on the Potential Implications of the Exotic Fruit Fly, Drosophila suzukii, on the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) Ecosytem. And Timothy Marasco, DCNR Bureau of Forestry in Harrisburg updated us on the Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delictula) infestation in Southeast Pennsylvania.

Barry Cunningham Joins FORECON

April 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Barry Cunningham Joins FORECON

FORECON is very pleased to announce the hiring of Barry Cunningham as a Staff Forester/Office Manager to handle operations out of our Smethport, PA office.

  • FLA Meeting in DC Feb 2018 _John Gifford and Senator Tim Scott-South Carolina

FORECON Inc. participates in the Forest Landowners Association Board Meeting on Capitol Hill

March 21st, 2018|Comments Off on FORECON Inc. participates in the Forest Landowners Association Board Meeting on Capitol Hill

In early February, the Forest Landowner’s Association (FLA) held its annual Board of Directors meeting in Washington, DC to discuss plans, policies and progress the FLA has made in promoting the needs of private forest landowners throughout the United States. During our stay in DC, we take the time to meet with various Representatives and Senators to discuss the issues that affect their constituents and provide them with expert advice on how to best meet their needs.

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Timber Tax Filing for the 2017 Tax Year Webinar

February 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Timber Tax Filing for the 2017 Tax Year Webinar

The Tax Code overhaul that was passed by Congress in December of 2017 has raised a lot of questions for forest landowners. To help answer some of these questions Dr. Linda Wang, National Timber [...]

  • Nature’s Alternative Investment – Part 2

Stock Market Make You Worried? Take a Walk in Your Woods.

February 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Stock Market Make You Worried? Take a Walk in Your Woods.

As I write this, the stock market has officially entered into “correction territory”, defined as “a 10 percent drop in stocks from their peak. Since Jan. 26, the S.&P. 500 has fallen 10.16 percent.” (NYT, [...]

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FORECON Goes to D.C. to Promote Private Forest Landownership

March 6th, 2017|Comments Off on FORECON Goes to D.C. to Promote Private Forest Landownership

Forest Landowners Association FORECON is honored to be associated with the Forest Landowners Association, a national association that promotes the benefits that privately-owned forestlands contribute to society.  Every year, board members of [...]

Forest Service working to protect ‘old growth’ hemlocks from pest

June 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Forest Service working to protect ‘old growth’ hemlocks from pest

FORECON Forest Resource Specialist Shane Somerville assists the U.S. Forest Service in working to protect 400 year-old trees in the Hearts Content Recreation Area outside Warren, PA.

Constantino discusses the health of Chautauqua Lake

July 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Constantino is a senior biologist and eco-services manager at Forecon Inc., a forestry and natural resources company based in Jamestown. He spoke on the importance of tree planting and pruning for the health of Chautauqua Lake and the safety of Chautauquans during a community Lake Walk.

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