Resource Management

The Allegheny National Forest manages for a variety of resource values.  Read on for more information about some of the resource work in which we are currently engaged.

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Battle for the Bats

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. 

picture of garlic mustard, a non-native invasive species

Invasive Species

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

Photo: Project Area.

Nature and Science

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 expiramental forest and one research natural area.

 

Timber Sale and Stewardship Contracting Information, Forms and Contacts

Click on a heading below to find out more about these products.

Contacts

Addresses for Timber Sale Payments

Timber Sale Contract Forms

Taxes

Transfer/Deposit

Letter of Credit

Bond

Operating Plans

General

 

 

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.

Timber Sales


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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 six month timber sale program

Timber Sale: South Marsh Re-Advertisement

Sealed offers will be opened in the Allegheny National Forest Bradford Ranger District, 29 Forest Service Drive, Bradford, PA 16701 on 4/28/2020, at 02:00 PM

Timber Sale: Penny Lumber

Sealed offers will be opened in the Allegheny National Forest Bradford Ranger District, 29 Forest Service Drive, Bradford, PA 16701 on 5/19/2020, at 02:00 PM

Timber Sale: Hermit Springs

Timber Sale: Southpaw

Bids will be received by mail only and must be received by 02:00 p.m. on May 21st 2020.

Timber Sale: Lansing

Sealed offers will be opened in the Allegheny National Forest Bradford Ranger District, 29 Forest Service Drive, Bradford, PA 16701 at 2:00 PM local time on 06/16/2020


https://www.fs.usda.gov/resources/allegheny/landmanagement/resourcemanagement