Thursday, May 16, 2013

Visit to Fort Indiantown Gap

Yesterday, May 15th, the forest technology summer camp students joined in with the Keystone SAF chapter meeting for a tour of forestry Operations at Fort Indiantown Gap.

Visiting an oak harvest site where several herbicide treatments were applied to improve regeneration success.

Then we visited a prescribed burning site. This field has to be kept open for military operations. It's a great opportunity to perfect safe burning techniques for this area.

The fire is started with these "dragon eggs" that are dropped from a helicopter.

Mont Alto alums J.D. Lambrinos and Daren Krebs show how the fires are lit.

The open habitat keeps clear the viewshed for the hawk-watching spot on the hill in the distance.

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Thanks to the forestry and wildlife biology staff at Fort Indiantown Gap for an excellent tour!

Check out this map of our visit.

Saturday, May 04, 2013

Graduation today.

The Class of 2013, Forest Technology students.

Logging boots for any occasion!
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Thursday, May 02, 2013

End of the Year Picnic 2013

After the Forest Management Practices final we had a picnic/cookout at Mont Alto State Park.

Jason Owings and Tosh Rung were elected to the CEFTS Honor Society based on their superior academic performance.

Group Photo. See you at graduation.
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