Agencies provide update on projects at East Branch meeting

Representatives from several state park agencies presented updates on projects at the East Branch Stakeholders Meeting held Thursday at the dam.Jeanne Wambaugh, district forester at the Elk State Forest which surrounds the dam, reminded residents about outdoor burning hazards. This year there have been four fires in the Elk State Forest encompassing a total of 26 acres. The largest fire occurred on Sunday and was 20 acres in size.