Upcoming Events

       WOSA Workdays at Sulzbacher Demonstration Forest

               Where:  3057 Big Creek Road, Clearville, Pa. 

                              look for large WOSA sign and a yellow gate a bit farther up the lane

                              follow the gravel lane up the hill; park beside other vehicles in the big hay field

           UPCOMING WORK DAY:  

             Spring Tree Planting

                 Date & Time:  Monday, April 22  or  Monday, May 13  from 9am until early afternoon

                 What:  planting native tree seedlings & protecting them with tree tubes and stakes 

                Note:  WOSA will provide lunch

                             Bring:  drinking water, work gloves, shovel, pruners and/or sledge hammer

                             jiffy john will be on-sites


      WOSA's 24th Annual Forestry and Wildlife Conference

      Goods From the Woods
             Date & Time:    Saturday, March 9, 2024    8:30am - 4:30pm
             Where:   Bedford American Legion - Upper Level

                             3721 US 220 Business

            Cost per person:   WOSA Members: $15   Non-member $20

             Keynote Speaker:  Seth Cassell, Pennsylvania State Forester and Director of PA DCNR Bureau of Forestry

             Topics:   Ramps & American Ginseng, Introduction to Mushrooms, Getting Started in Maple Syrup

             Lunch:   Soup, Sandwiches, homemade apple dumplings with ice cream

             Note:   Chainsaw Raffle, Silent Auction, Door Prizes and Vendors

                          Register by February 28th to guarantee lunch

                          Any questions, call 814-494-4439

      Mushroom Log Inoculation Workshop
             Date & Time:    Saturday, March 23, 2024    from 10:30am - 3pm
             Where:   John & Joann Boggess's property

                             1681 Dunkard Hollow Road, Alum Bank

                             see Announcement for directions
             Costs:   $10 for WOSA members and $15 for non-WOSA members
             Note:   Reserve before Friday, March 15th to John Boggess -- text 724-331-6106 or e-mail


                        hands-on program where attendees will prepare shiitake mushroom logs to take home

                          please pay when you arrive on the day of the workshop

      Maple Syrup Field Trip ---  tentative
             Date & Time:   Sunday, April 7  at 2pm
             Where:   Forester Seth Clapper's house

             Note:  view of a maple syrup operation   

      Tour of the Bureau of Forestry
             Date & Time:    Friday, June 14, 2024  at 9am - noon

             Where:   Chaneysville facility
             Note:    tour of the new Bureau of Forestry facility with Sweet Root walk to follow

                           lunch (bring your own)

     Woodland Owners of the 

     Southern Alleghenies