Forest Service signs decision notice for East Branch Tionesta Creek Project

Contact(s): Debra-Ann Brabazon

MARIENVILLE, PA (November 30, 2020) — The USDA Forest Service has signed the decision notice and finding of no significant impact for the East Branch Tionesta Creek project on the Marienville Ranger District of the Allegheny National Forest.


Located west of Kane, the East Branch Tionesta Creek project area encompasses approximately 24,269 acres. The project includes timber harvesting on 3,287 acres, establish suitable conditions for the development of desired tree seedlings such species as Black Cherry, Red Maple and Yellow Poplar.


Additionally, the project will provide a diversity of age classes and forest types, address forest health issues and non-native invasive plant species, as well as enhance wildlife habitat and stream conditions while improving soil and water quality.


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