Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

State Forest Resource Management Plan - 2007 Update Document

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Forestry is pleased to announce an update to the State Forest Resource Management Plan (SFRMP). This set of proposed revisions reflects upon the bureau's implementation of the plan, which was last revised in 2003, as well as new directions for the future. The proposed SFRMP revisions are available in several formats accessible by the links below.

Public involvement is a critical component of the Bureau of Forestry's planning process. Nine public meetings were held during September and October 2007. Comments were also collected electronically via the internet. The public comment period closed October 31, 2007 . The summary of public comments is available below. Thank you for your interest in the management of Pennsylvania 's State Forests.

The 2007 Update Document and all supporting files are in Adobe PDF format.
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Executive Summary - (Adobe PDF, 31 Kb)
State Forest Resource Management Plan - 2007 Update Document - (Adobe PDF, 853 Kb)
The 2007 Update Document without supporting documents and files. Links within the document lead to seperate individual PDF files. If you download this version, the supporting documents will not be downloaded with it. You may download only the documents you want using the link below.
  Supporting Documents and Files - All supporting documents available for individual download.
State Forest Resource Management Plan - 2007 Update (complete) - (Adobe PDF, 29.4 Mb)
This PDF document contains the 2007 Update Document as well as all supporting documents and files. Due to the large size of this file, it is not recommended for download by dial-up users.
Public Meeting dates and locations - The Bureau of Forestry held nine public meetings across the state to gather comments regarding the 2007 update.

Summary of Public Comments - (Adobe PDF, 107 Kb)
This PDF document contains the complete summary of public comments that were gathered from nine regional public meetings, from solicited written comments, and from web-based comments submitted through the DCNR web site. The public comment period closed October 31, 2007.

Summary of Public Comments - Executive Summary - (Adobe PDF, 32 Kb)
This PDF document is the executive summary of the public comments document listed above.

State Forest Resource Management Plan - 2003 - Original plan web site.

Comments from the 2000 Public Meetings - Public meetings began on March 23, 2000, in Bedford and ended with the last meeting on June 29, 2000, in Philadelphia.

The State Forest Resource Management Plan - 2007 Update Document is available on CD. To request a free copy, please email the Resource Planning Section, and be sure to include your mailing address, or send a request by mail to the following address:

DCNR-Bureau of Forestry
Resource Planning
6th Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building
P.O. Box 8552
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8552

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