Monday, May 16, 2011

Stunning Fact: 60% of Pennsylvania is Forest

Forests cover 17 million acres of Pennsylvania or 60%, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

This unappreciated fact and others were in an informative article by Diane McCormick in the May 16th edition of the The Patriot-News.  See

The lumber industry in Pennsylvania supports 60,000 jobs and accounts for up to $10 billion.

Pennsylvania is beautiful beyond words because of its topography, waters, and wonderful woods--Penn's Woods.

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