2019 Events:


   22nd Annual Forestry and Wildlife Conference

       Clean Water Grows on Trees 
       Date:  Saturday, March 2, 2019    

       Time:  8:30am - 4:30pm                                            
       Location: Bedford American Legion  -  Upper Level                                 

                         3721 US-220 Business, Bedford, PA  

       Directions: Business 220/North Richard Street, north of Bedford, just past the Bedford Elementary School; 

       Cost:  $10 per WOSA  member & $15 non-member

       Note:  send check payable to WOSA to P.O. Box 253, Everett, PA 15537

                   Reservations must be postmarked by February 23rd to guarantee lunch


  

   Riparian Buffer Planting Workshop

       Date:  Thursday, March 28   
       Time:  9am                                          
       Location:   John and Joanne Boggess, 1681 Dunkard Hollow Road, Alum Bank        
       Led By:   Western Pennsylvania Conservancy



   Wildflower Walk - Learn Identification with a Unique Guide

       Date:  Sunday, May 5 
       Time:  1pm                            
       Location: Shawnee State Park Office

       Led By:   Chris Firestone, Botanist, DCNR Bureau of Forestry



  Grow Your Own Mushrooms
       Date: 
Saturday, June 15
       Time: 
9:30am - 2pm
       Location:
  John and Joanne Boggess, 1681 Dunkard Hollow Road, Alum Bank

       Notes:   $5 members; $10 non-members; reserved by June 7th by call 814-839-9405 or emailing John at 

                       john.boggess@comcast.net;  light lunch provided



   WOSA Picnic

       Date:  Sunday, September 8
       Time:  2pm
       Location:  Joe and Mary Jo Casalena, 342 Station Road, Bedford, PA 



   Chainsaw Safety Training with Tony Tresselt

       Date:  Saturday, September 21
       Time:  9am
       Location:  Tenley Park, Evertt, PA 

       Note:  bring your own saw

                   $30 for WOSA members  and $35 non-WOSA members

                   send check payable to WOSA to P.O. Box 253, Everett, PA 15537


 

   WOSA Annual Meeting and Banquet

       Date:  Wednesday, November 13
       Time: 
5:45pm - Annual Meeting

                   6:00pm - Dinner
       Location:  Slick Ivy Stone Restaurant
                          8785 William Penn Road, Osterburg, PA                    
       Speaker:   Cory Wentzel, Forbes State Forest
       Topic:  Eastern United States Golden Eagle Research Project
       Menu:  TBA          



  


  Woodland Owners of the 

  Southern Alleghenies

2018 Events:


   21st Annual Forestry and Wildlife Conference

       The Future of Deer and Forests
       Date:  Saturday, March 10, 2018    

       Time:  8:30am - 4:30pm                                            
       Location: Bedford American Legion - Upper Level                                   

                         3721 US-220 Business, Bedford, PA  

       Directions: Business 220/North Richard Street, north of Bedford, just past the Bedford Elementary School; 

       Cost:  $10 per WOSA  member & $15 non-member

       Note:  send check payable to WOSA to P.O. Box 253, Everett, PA 15537

                   Reservations must be postmarked by February 28th to guarantee lunch

     

          

   Forest Regeneration and Wildlife Assessment  -- free

     Date:  Monday, March 26th

     Time:  6pm

     Location:  Bedford High School

     Note:  no charge; co-sponsored by the Center for Private Forests and the Bedford Bird and Nature Club



   Oyster Mushroom Inoculation Workshop
     Date:  Saturday, April 28th
     Time:  9am
     Location:  John and Joanne Boggess' house (Alum Bank)
     Note:  $5 WOSA members, $10 for non-members

                 take some spawn home with you!



  Field Day for Landowners

     Date:  Saturday, June 9th
     Time:  10am - 3:30pm
    RSVP:  by June 2nd

     Location:  Shawnee State Park Office  (NOTE:  NOT Regional Office)

                        132 State Park Road, Schellsburg

     Registration including lunch:  $10;  WOSA members $5
     Send Check Payable to:  WOSA,  PO Box 253,  Everett, PA 15537
     NOTE:  Event will take place Rain or Shine    



  Field Day for Landowners
     Date:
  Saturday, June 16th
     Time:  10am - 3:30pm

     RSVP:  by June 9th
     Location:  Buchanan State Forest Office
                        25185 Great Cove Road, McConnellsburg 

     Registration including lunch:  $10;  WOSA members $5

     Send Check Payable to:  WOSA,  PO Box 253,  Everett, PA 15537

     NOTE:  Event will take place Rain or Shine

                       


  Where to Find Resources for Help? -- free

     Date:  Monday, June 25th
     Time:  6pm
     Location:  Buchanan State Forest Office

                        25185 Great Cove Road, McConnellsburg


 

  Annual Picnic
     Date:  Sunday, September 23rd
     Time:  2pm - 5pm
     Location:  Jack & Eileen Gilbert 

                         636 Winegardner Road, Schellsburg

     Provided:   pulled pork, corn-on-the-cob, rolls, condiments, tableware, napkins, and bottled water  

     What to Bring:  covered dish to share and optional lawn chairs     

     RSVP: John Boggess by September 16th at 724-331-6106 or john.boggess@comcast.net  

      let John know 1. how many plan to attend

                               2. how many corn-on-the-cob you plan to eat

                               3. what covered dish or dessert you will bring



  A Walk in Penn's Wood

     Date:  Sunday, October 7th
     Locations and Times: 

               Bedford County: Mike and Laura Jackson

                           Black Valley Road - 2.5 miles south of Everett

                   Time: 2pm

               Fulton County: Dave Scamardella

                           1858 Lincoln Way West, McConnellsburg

                   Time: 1pm



  Annual Meeting & Banquet

     Date:  Wednesday, November 14th
     Tentative Time:  Board Meeting: 5pm - everyone is welcome to attend

                                   Annual Meeting: 5:45pm

                                   Dinner: 6pm
     Location:  Slick's Ivy Stone Restaurant
                        8785 William Penn Road, Osterburg, PA                    
     Speakers:   Tom Ford

     Topic:  Tick and Lyme Disease
     Menu:  tba