Welcome to the Catskill Forest Association, Inc.

We are a membership-based, nonprofit organization that provides forestry education and services to private Catskill landowners. We are currently caring for over 86,000 acres worth of private properties across Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties. Join your fellow landowners and get started with your $50 consultation.

How it Works:

Schedule a Consultation

Choose a Service

Achieve Property Goals


$50 Consultations:
One-hour property visits by staff to help you learn about what your property holds.

Apple Tree Pruning:
Pruning helps keep apple trees healthy and improves quality and quantity of yields.

Apple Tree Grafting:
A horticultural technique to help bring old, neglected trees back to fruition.

Alaskan Sawmill:
Custom sawing services to mill logs into live-edge slabs on your property.

Forest Bird Program:
High-Nesting Bird Boxes for ducks, owls, kestrels, and more.
Canopy Bird Feeders that protect against squirrels & bears.

Forest Farming:
Learn agroforestry practices to improve forest health, manage your forest sustainably, grow food and medicine, and make money from your land.


Invasive Species Management:
Care for trees against invasive insects, and care for forests against invasive plants.

Legacy Tree Planting:
Matching a tree to the right site will ensure a living legacy for future generations.

Tree Care Program:
Cabling services to preserve large-sized trees with structural defects.
Structural Tree Pruning to improve tree structure by establishing a dominant leader.

Property Mapping:
Carefully crafted maps of your property and its features.

Portable Sawmill Program:
A state-of-the-art portable sawmill brought directly to your property to mill your logs directly into lumber on the spot.

Wildlife Habitat Management:
Forestry practices to help improve your woodlot for wildlife and enhance the health of the forest.


Tree Identification Walk with our Director, Ryan Trapani.

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WIOX Radio Show From the Forest


From the Forest: Weekly Broadcast

We host “From the Forest,” a weekly radio show airing every Wednesday from 6-7pm on WIOX 91.3FM, our local radio station in Roxbury, NY. Listen in with Ryan Trapani, John MacNaught, and other guest speakers, while they discuss trees, logging, wood, maple syrup, nuts and berries and the pressing issues central to our forests.

 Available on Podbean, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

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