The AFA recognizes that it is necessary and prudent to take a firm stand in protecting the right to use public forestland for both recreation and economic benefit. In looking at the historical pattern of opposition of multiple-use activities on public lands, the Allegheny Forest Alliance believes that oppositionists’ strategies could lead to halts not only on timber harvesting, but also on hunting, development and recreational use of all lands – public and private – unless groups like the AFA intervene.
Our Mission is to support sustainable forestry, environmental stewardship, and multiple-use management of the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) in North Central Pennsylvania and other public forestlands. By nurturing these forests, we help to ensure a future for our children, our communities, and our rural way of life.
Our Approach is straight forward: advocate for and encourage the application of the sound science of sustainable forestry and multiple-use management, to assure that this vast forestland will be here for the continued use of future generations.
Our Motto is “Sustainable Forestry, Environmental Stewardship, Stable Communities.”
We invite you to tour our website to learn more about the AFA, the issues we strive to address, and how you can help or support our efforts. Follow us on Facebook for updates on our efforts, news relating to the ANF and USFS policy, as well as events and activities on the ANF. Need to contact us? Email AFAAction@gmail.com.
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