In Memoriam: Francis “Nick” DuPont (26-22)

Please join PSPA in expressing sympathy at the passing of Francis ‘Nick’ DuPont, a long time PSPA member, passed away on July 21, 2022.  See his obituary which mentions his connection to PSPA.  Condolence cards can be sent to Maria du … Continued

In Memoriam, Thomas Dolan IV (23-21)

Thomas Dolan IV, 98, of Lafayette Hill, a celebrated conservationist who identified a new category of mayfly; the former executive director of the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association, now Wissahickon Trails; and the former president of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of … Continued

An Update on the Mitigation of the Spotted Lanternfly

There has been a considerable amount of field and laboratory research and practice on how to control and eliminate the spotted lanternfly, an invasive species of insect that is a grave threat to Pennsylvania’s and the region’s fruit industry. At … Continued

Pennsylvania’s Leading Agriculture Export: Hardwoods

Hardwood lumber from the United States is known throughout the word for its quality, beauty, and sustainability. However, did you know that Pennsylvania leads the nation in volume of hardwood growing stock and hardwood lumber exports? The forest products industry … Continued