Forests cover 17 million acres of Pennsylvania or 60%, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.
This unappreciated fact and others were in an informative article by Diane McCormick in the May 16th edition of the The Patriot-News. See www.pennlive.com.
The lumber industry in Pennsylvania supports 60,000 jobs and accounts for up to $10 billion.
Pennsylvania is beautiful beyond words because of its topography, waters, and wonderful woods--Penn's Woods.