The Pennsylvania WoodMobile is a traveling exhibit that provides information on the state’s forest resource and the state’s forest products industry. Patrons to the exhibit will see how the forests of Pennsylvania have shaped the history of the state and nation, learn how today’s forest differs from 100 years ago, touch the various hardwood species produced in Pennsylvania and see how deer impact today’s forest. They will also learn about Pennsylvania’s forest products industry, see how products are made, learn how the forest is managed in a sustainable fashion, and experience how common and unusual forest products touch our lives every day.
The traveling exhibit is housed in a 34-foot trailer, pulled by a pick-up. It is available for public events, such as county fairs, fall foliage festivals and forestry related events. The WoodMobile is also available for elementary school programs September-November and March-June. Additional information on the Pennsylvania WoodMobile, including Guidelines and a Schedule Request Form can be obtained by contacting the Pennsylvania Hardwoods Development Council, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture at (717) 772-3715 or .
The Pennsylvania WoodMobile is a project of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Hardwoods Development Council and with the support of the state’s hardwoods industry. The trailer and truck are provided by Deer Park Lumber, Inc. of Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania.
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Pennsylvania WoodMobile Guidelines for Venue Scheduling
- 15’ x 50’ minimum space requirement. Minimum height requirement for indoor exhibitions is 12 feet.
- HDC will not pay for booth space rental nor electricity. Space must be complementary or furnished by a sponsor secured by the host organization or venue.
- All venue requests must be made in writing by using REQUEST FORM FOR WOODMOBILE.
- The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture will determine the schedule for the Pennsylvania WoodMobile based on the type and size of venue, geographic location, proximity to other scheduled events and other considerations. Industry, forestry, foliage, woodworking and agriculture events will be given priority.
Non-profit and community organized events will be given priority over private commercial operations.