Pennsylvania WoodMobile teaches the importance of forests


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Mrs. Favaro’s grade 7 Career and Leadership students listen to Matthew Boyd in the Pennsylvania WoodMobile during a recent visit (Photo by Sue Favaro)




  • Mrs. Favaro’s grade 7 Career and Leadership gathered in front of the Pennsylvania WoodMobile during a recent visit to DDMS (Photo by Sue Favaro)




— Matthew Boyd and the Pennsylvania WoodMobile recently came to Dingman-Delaware Middle School, where hhe spent the day speaking to Mrs. Favaro’s grade 7 Career and Leadership Students.

The presentation educated the students about invasive species threatening the forests of Pennsylvania. Boyd, a member of the Pennsylvania Forest Products Association, also talked about the many careers and education opportunities in Pennsylvania related to forestry.

The WoodMobile is a traveling exhibit, housed in a 34-foot trailer pulled by a pick-up truck, that provides information on state forest resources and the state forest products industry. It allowed students to see how the forests of Pennsylvania have shaped history. Students were also able to see how products are made, learn how the forest is managed sustainably, and experience how both common and unusual forest products touch our lives every day.



Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Kayaker survives 17 hours in water, thanks to life jacket
Editor's note: The following was submitted by the U.S. Coast Guard:
For 12 years, Mike Diaz fished the waters of Long Island Sound from his kayak. He ventured out, escaping...

Read more »
Image

Dramatic reading at the library to tell the story of Helen Keller
To pay tribute to Helen Keller (pictured) on the 138th anniversary of her birth, the American Readers Theatre will present a dramatic reading, “The Light in My Darkness:...
Read more »
Image

Pike's Peek
Where have you seen this detail? If you think you know, fill out the form below.
Read more »
Image

Pike's Peek
Doug and Babette Dow knew just where to find the answer...
"This week's mystery photo is the pretty pot of flowers by the front steps at the house located at 307 West Ann...

Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers


MOST READ

Where in answers
Pike's Peek
  • Jun 21, 2018
Where in clues
Pike's Peek
  • Jun 21, 2018

MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Milford, PA