Resource Management

  • Battle for the Bats

    A bat

    The more than 1,200 species of bats are one-fifth of all mammal species and are incredibly diverse, ranging from the world’s smallest mammal, the tiny bumblebee bat weighing less than a penny, to giant flying foxes with six-foot wingspans. 

  • Invasive Species

    A spotted lanternfly

    Non-native invasive species are seriously affecting forest resources in the Northeastern United States and will alter the landscape and disrupt critical ecosystem functions.

  • Nature and Science

    A blowdown area

    The Allegheny National Forest staff and the Northern Research Station scientists located in Irvine, PA have an on-going partnership in researching and exploring impacts to the Allegheny. Two specific areas of the Allegheny, one experimental forest and one research natural area.


Timber Sale and Stewardship Contracting Information, Forms and Contacts

The Forest's top priority is to maintain and improve the health, diversity, and productivity of forest ecosystems for the enjoyment of current and future generations. Forest management includes guidance, administration, and support of the agency's forest products management and sales programs.


  • Forest Service Contact


    David O. Cotterman
    Contracting Officer
    Forest Service
    Allegheny National Forest

    p: 814-728-6183
    c: 814-598-0947

    4 Farm Colony Drive
    Warren, PA 16365

  • Timber Sale Bills


    USDA Forest Service
    C/O Citibank
    PO Box 6200-09
    Portland, OR 97228-6200

    Lockbox Operations

    ​​US Bank Government Lockbox
    Attn: USDA Forest Service 6200-09
    17650 NE Sandy Blvd
    Portland, OR 97230

Enclose a copy of the bill with your check or money order. Do not send cash. Please include Bill Number and Payer Code Number on your check. Make your check payable to USDA Forest Service.

Timber Sale Contract Forms

RSS Feed

Timber sales now have a Rich Site Summary (RSS) feed. When you subscribe to the feed it will email you every time a new timber sale or stewardship sale is added, with a link to the sale. Most email services are RSS Feed Readers, you will need to find the specific instructions for your email service (ex.: Gmail, yahoo, outlook) on how to add the feed to your email.

  1. Right click on the RSS icon or button.
  2. Select Copy Link Location to copy the URL of the feed.
  3. Go to your RSS Feed Reader.
  4. Paste the URL into your Feed reader.


Allegheny Forest Health Collaborative

Forest Health Collaborative: Map

Given the continued expansion of significant, damaging invasive forest insects, diseases, plants and animals on the Allegheny National Forest, and the intermingled nature of forest land ownerships across that landscape, a collaborative approach to addressing forest health issues on the High Allegheny Unglaciated Plateau was initiated in 2018 and has been on-going since then.

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Plant a Tree Program

Demonstrating how to plant a chestnut seedling

The Plant-A-Tree Program provides a way for individuals and groups to have trees planted on a national forest to memorialize loved ones or commemorate births, or other special events.

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Timber Sales

Currently Advertised Remarks

Timber Bid Process

Timber Bid Process Letter - PLEASE READ Updated 4/14/2020

Timber Sales Substantial Overriding Public Interest Letter

On April 10, 2020, the Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, Department of Agriculture determined there is Substantial Overriding Public Interest (SOPI) in extending certain National Forest System timber sale contracts for up to two years,

Timber Sale Schedule

Updated 04/15/2022

Timber Sale: Powerhouse

DRAFT Bid Results are now available.

Timber Sale: Shanty Hill

DRAFT Bid Results are now available.

Timber Sale: Bayview

The Forest Service will receive sealed bids at Allegheny National Forest, Bradford Ranger Office, 29 Forest Service Drive, Bradford, PA 16701 before or at the time of public bid opening at 2:00 PM local time on 05/31/2022

Stewardship Contract: PWRT Cold Spring

The Forest Service will receive sealed offers at the Allegheny National Forest Headquarters, 4 Farm Colony Drive, Warren, PA 16365 at 2:00 P.M. local time on May 25th, 2022 for a combination of timber and stewardship service work items associated with the PWRT Cold Spring Removal Stewardship Contract.

Timber Sale: West Root

Bid results now available.