Upcoming Forest Stewards Guild and Partner Events


Foresters for the Birds - North Carolina workshop

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 09:00 to 16:00

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Foresters for the Birds pairs silviculture - the art and science of forest management - with the habitat needs of migratory forest songbirds to keep common birds common and forests as forests.

Join us for an all-day workshop for foresters, forest land owners, birders, and conservation professionals to explore this innovative approach to silviculture with birds in mind.

Enhance Fish and Forest Habitat

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 or Monday, April 30, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Bryant Pond, Maine or Avon, Maine

Maine Audubon, in partnership with the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Maine Forest Service (MFS), is hosting free technical training workshops for landowners and foresters.

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Single Tree Selection Silviculture for Coastal Conifers

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:00 to Friday, May 11, 2018 - 12:00

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Dates: Thursday, May 10 at 12:00 to Friday, May 11 at 12:00 p.m.
Location: In and around Eureka, California
Coordinators: Bill Wilkinson, Jared Gerstein, and Paul Harper

Join this field tour, discussion, and social time, all dedicated to Douglas fir, Tanoak, Redwood, and mixed conifer silviculture. We will visit several sites with selection management, including high-volume forests. 

Loving The Land Through Working Forests Conference

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 07:30 to 15:00

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7th annual Loving The Land Through Working Forests Conference
Date: May 19, 2018
Location: Floraroze Forest, near Girard, PA

Forestry for Lake States Birds

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:30 to Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 15:30

Register now! A detailed agenda is coming soon.
Location: Long Lake Conservation Center, Palisade, MN 
Leaders: Mark Jacobs and Michael Lynch
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Join Lake States members at the Long Lake Conservation Center in Aitkin County for a 1.5 day field tour and discussion. We will visit a variety of sites focusing on how birds relate to forest management practices and discuss silvicultural prescriptions that can be employed to increase their utilization of a stand. We will also discuss regional efforts toward Fire Adapted Communities as we enjoy this beautiful area. 

Innovative Forestry Techniques Field Tour

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:00

Register here by May 5!
Location: Corvallis, Oregon at Oregon State University’s McDonald Forest and City of Corvallis’s Chip Ross Park
Leaders: Klaus Puettmann and Shane Hetzler

We are hosting a field tour and discussion of innovative forestry techniques with Guild Foresters, researchers and managers from many fields. Certified foresters who attend are eligible for 5.5 ACF or SAF credits from this event.

National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

Location and time to be determined
Join the City of Santa Fe Fire Department for National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. Learn how to live in a fire adapted community, wildfire awareness, evacuation planning, and what to know after the fire. 
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Fireshed Awareness Spring Seminar Series

April 4, April 18, May 2, May 5

The second Spring Seminar Series is here, to explore topics affecting the greater Santa Fe Fireshed in New Mexico. Last winter was a sobering reminder of rising temperatures and drought. With the specter of longer and more intense fire seasons, it is urgent now more than ever to take concerted action to protect our forests, homes and watersheds. Participate in Fireshed Awareness Season to learn more.


The 2018 Northeast Silviculture Institute for Foresters Training

The 2018 Northeast Silviculture Institute for Foresters training schedule has been released and applications are open. 

Thanks to the Northeast State Foresters Association, this is a series of training workshops in graduate level silviculture, delivered by an academic team coordinated by the Universities of New Hampshire and Vermont – drawing on the best experts from the other universities in the region, as well as other experts. The project came about given significant new knowledge needed by foresters to make silvicultural decisions on the ground. 

The application deadline for each session is separate. There are online training modules as well. 

Educational Retreat for Women Forest Landowners

When: Thurs, September 6 – Sun, September 9, 2018
Location: Highlights Foundation Workshop Facility in Boyd’s Mill, Milanville, PA
Program: Women and Their Woods
More info at: Delaware Highlands Conservancy OR contact:
Amanda Subjin of the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, 570-226-3164 ext. 2.

Apply here
Deadline: August 1, 2018

The biennial retreat is an in-depth, fun, engaging, and thought-provoking workshop on caring for your woodlands now and into the future. No matter the size of your woodlands or if you’re not yet an owner.


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