Month: December 2017

ANF Proposes Salvage of Downed Trees

ANF Proposes Salvage of Downed Trees

The Marienville Ranger District of the Allegheny National Forest is proposing to salvage wind thrown and damaged trees on approximately 184 acres of National Forest System lands in the Warrants 3766, 3773, 3782, and 3788, Highland Township, Elk County. The trees were thrown or damaged by a windstorm on May 1, 2017.

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This information has been provided by Allegheny National Forest News Release.

ANF Snowmobile Trails Open

ANF Snowmobile Trails Open

The Allegheny National Forest snowmobile trails will open on December 20th at 8:00am. ATV Trails will remain closed.  The only trail which will remain closed due to flooding is Snowmobile Connector Trail #12 (Marienville Bypass). Make sure to use caution when riding these trails because only a limited number will be groomed.

ANF Winter Hours

ANF Winter Hours

Starting December 26th, 2017, the Allegheny National Forest will be switching to their winter hours. The offices will be open to the public Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:30pm. The offices will be closed for lunch from 12:00pm-12:30pm. The following offices are open for walk ins to the public:

  • Bradford Ranger District, 29 Forest Service Drive, Bradford, PA 16701 (814)362 4613
  • Marienville Ranger District, 131 Smokey Lane, Marienville, PA 16239 (814)927-5700
  • Supervisor’s Office, 4 Farm Colony Drive, Warren, PA 16365 (814) 723-5150
Dam Rehabilitation Project Continues at Chapman State Park

Dam Rehabilitation Project Continues at Chapman State Park

The preparations of the site are now complete and the project is ready to move forward. The next step includes earthing the dam, spillway steps, and sediment removal. As of this winter, ice skating and ice fishing are not permitted due to the rehabilitation of the dam still being in process.

“The snowmobiling loading/unloading lot has been relocated to the mooring area parking lot, near the warming hut, for this season. Allegheny National Forest’s Snowmobile. Route ‘Red 1’ that transects the park, will be accessible via the park’s ‘Warming Hut Trail’. The warming hut, sledding hill, and adjacent restrooms will remain open, lighted nightly until 8 PM. While the campground has closed for the season, hiking and cross-country skiing trails will
remain open.”- Tyson Martin, Chapman State Park Manager

Allegheny National Forest Summer Employment Opportunities

Allegheny National Forest Summer Employment Opportunities

The Eastern Region are seeking qualified applicants to fill multiple temporary, full-time positions for the 2018 summer season.  To apply for any of these positions, visit www.USAJobs.gov.

Opening dates are from December 1, 2017 through December 7, 2017. 

Please share with anyone you know that may be interested. 

Once in USAJobs, use the following regional  announcement number to search for more detail about the individual position.

Regional Announcement # MR # TEMPORARY POSITIONS             
18-TEMP-R9-RCTRL-5DT-RR FS5584 TEMP-GS-0462-05-Forestry Technician (Recreation/Trails)
18-TEMP-R9-RECTRL-4DT-RR FS5583 TEMP-GS-0462-04-Forestry Technician (Recreation/Trails)
18-TEMP-R9-TIMSLV-5DT-RR FS5597 TEMP-GS-0462-05-Forestry Technician (Timber/Silviculture)
18-TEMP-R9-TIMSLV-4DT-RR FS5596 TEMP-GS-0462-04-Forestry Technician (Timber/Silviculture)
18-TEMP-R9-FSHWLD-5DT-RR FS5606 TEMP-GS-0404-05-Biological Science Technician (Fish/Wildlife)
18-TEMP-R9-FSHWLD-4DT-RR FS5605 TEMP-GS-0404-04-Biological Science Technician (Fish/Wildlife)
18-TEMP-R9-PLNTS-5DT-RR FS5608 TEMP-GS-0404-05-Biological Science Technician (Plants)
18-TEMP-R9-PLNTS-4DT-RR FS5607 TEMP-GS-0404-04-Biological Science Technician (Plants)

Let’s Stay in Touch!

Warren County Visitors Bureau                dave@wcvb.net
22045 Route 6
Warren, PA 16365
814-726-1222
800-624-7802

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