Pennsylvania renames Tuscarora Forest Tract in honor of late State Forester

Thursday, November 15, 2012

This week, The Tuscarora State Forest Wild Area in Juniata County was renamed in honor of the late James C. Nelson, Pennsylvania state forester from 1989 to 1994.

Nelson's family members joined Department of Conservation and Natural Resources representatives in unveiling a new sign identifying the 5,382 acre-tract straddling the Juniata-Perry county line as the James C. Nelson Wild Area.