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Landowner Story: Susan Benedict from State College, PA

Written by WoodsCamp
on February 01, 2021

Keeping the forest land passed down to her from her grandfather healthy and thriving has always been a priority for Susan Benedict.

The land, located in State College, PA, has been in the family since 1943. While Susan has always done her best to maintain the land and protect the wildlife on it, the cost of managing the nearly 1900 acres was preventing her from doing all the habitat work she and her family wanted to do.

The Family Forest Carbon Program has changed that.

Susan B round headshotWere we not able to generate income from our property to reinvest in it, we could not have done the habitat work that we were able to accomplish thanks to the Family Forest Carbon Program.
— Susan Benedict, State College, PA

Click on the video below to hear learn more about Susan and her experience with the Family Forest Carbon Program...


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