Welcome to the Forest Stewards Guild

The Guild's All Hands All Lands burn team starts out strong

The Guild's innovative All Hands All Lands burn team did some amazing good fire work this year as part of an new coordination of effort, skills, partners and resources.

A summary is available to read, as well as this Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network video, which highlights All Hands All Lands starting at about 1:35 time in the video.

Call for proposals - Agroforestry for Sustainable Production and Resilient Landscapes

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 08:00 to Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 17:00

Save the date! Early registration opens January 18, 2019
Conference organization: Association for Temperate Agroforestry
Conference theme: Agroforestry for Sustainable Production and Resilient Landscapes

Location: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Stay tuned at: afta2019.org

Call for proposals is now open! Submit your abstract by January 4, 2019. 

Tell Us What You Think! Climate Adaptation Needs Assessment

You can help by answering these seven questions, or by attending one of the listening sessions!

Forest managers need scientifically credible, relevant, and timely information on climate change, its effects on ecosystems, and potential management options in order to effectively respond to climate change. The Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science and Forest Stewards Guild are seeking input on key areas of uncertainty where managers have questions so that we can help promote science to address managers' needs.

Paid Internship In Forestry and Wildlife, Forest Stewards Guild and FWS

Location: South Carolina and North Carolina
Start date: February 18, 2019. (26-week position)
Stipends: Free housing on-site, a $250 travel allowance, $290 per week stipend.
Application Deadline - January 6, 2019, 11:59 p.m. CT
Position announcement flyer and application instructions

The Forest Stewards Guild seeks a student or recent graduate with some experience in forestry and wildlife ecology and a strong desire to learn new skills. Guild interns perform forestry tasks alongside US Fish and Wildlife Service staff. The 26-week position is a supervised work and learning experience based at the Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge, McBee, South Carolina. Additional work will occur at the Pee Dee NWR near Wadesboro, NC. 

Putting the Forest First

From Humboldt County, California, to Aroostook County, Maine, we are the stewards for America’s finest forests.

We invite you to join us.

From our beginnings over thirty years ago, the Forest Stewards Guild has recognized that maintaining healthy, productive forests is the best investment we can make in promoting the wellbeing of people and forest communities. Our work includes hands-on forest stewardship, education and training, research, policy advocacy, and promoting professional practice – all based on high ethical standards and our unique mission of “putting the forest first.”