Area in Bedford Inducted into Old-Growth Forest Network
March 24, 2022
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today visited Sweet Root Natural Area in Bedford County to celebrate its forest heritage and to induct it into the Old-Growth Forest Network.
“Pennsylvania is already home to a number of Old-Growth Forests, and we are happy to have that designation bestowed on Sweet Root Natural Area,” Dunn said. “This designation will call attention to the important history and heritage of the Sweet Root Natural Area, which serves as a model for conservation as we continue to preserve natural spaces and look for soluti...