Past Events

Restoring Woodland Health With Shortleaf Pine

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 09:00 to 12:30

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Free field forum and tour
The Domain Forest at Sewanee
Meet at Snowden Hall (on the University of the South campus).

Register by April 12 for this field forum on shortleaf pine ecosystem restoration in the Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee. Partners are bringing together private woodland owners, natural resource professionals, and professional members of the Guild and expanding the capacity for shortleaf restoration at Sewanee’s Domain Forest and among private woodland owners in the Cumberland Plateau region of Tennessee.

Forest Stewards Guild 2017 Lake States Meeting

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:00 to Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 12:30

Register today for the Forest Stewards Guild's 2017 Lake States meeting, July 21-22. This Guild Gathering will be held at UW-Madison's Kemp Natural Resources Station near Woodruff, WI and focus on 100 Years of Lake States Forest Stewardship; Now What?Flooding

In the Lake States, we often look at how to sustainably manage young forests to have the characteristics of older forests. For this 1.5-day meeting, we plan to focus on situations where we have relatively old forests and now are at a decision point as to how to move forward while balancing the ecological, economic, and social attributes of the forest.

Forest Management at Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge and the Dartmouth Second College Land Grant

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 09:00 to Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 14:00

Registration is now open! Join the Forest Stewards Guild on June 20-21, 2017 at Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge and the Dartmouth Second College Land Grant, near Errol, New Hampshire, for field tours and insightful discussion. 

Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge showcases science-based, adaptive management in a working forest landscape. Dartmouth's Second College Land Grant is a unique 27,000-acre forest managed to be a model of environmentally sound private land stewardship.

Webinar: Effectiveness of Wildfire Mitigation in the WUI

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 12:00

Zander Evans will share findings from a new report on the Effectiveness of Wildfire Mitigation Activities in the Wildland-Urban Interface. The report examined how fuel treatments change wildfire behavior in WUI areas, analyzed over 2,000 assessments of home wildfire hazard, studied participation in Firewise, and examined implementation of CWPPs.

Fire and Communities: Images and Science at the New Mexico Museum of Art

Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 14:00 to 15:00

Please join us for an engaging look at the beauty and science of fires in New Mexico during a free lecture in New Mexico Museum of Art's St. Francis Auditorium at 2pm, May 3.

Forest Stewards Guild National Meeting 2014

The Forest Guild National Meeting is making a long-awaited return to New England in June of 2014. Join fellow members, colleagues, and future friends in this three-day gathering. Prepare for an exciting program of engaging speakers, stimulating field workshops, and lively discussions on the theme of adapting forests to the changing climate. Also, in keeping with Guild tradition, the National Meeting is an excellent opportunity to gather with friends and rekindle the spark that inspires the forest stewardship of our members across the landscape.

2 Part Webinar: Planning your Landowner Engagement Strategy to Reach your Big Goals

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

Part One: Tuesday, April 9, 1pm ET
Part Two: Tuesday, April 16, 1pm ET

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This special 2-part webinar by the Sustaining Family Forests Initiative will dig deep into a tool for mapping out your landowner engagement strategy, the Ladder of Engagement. 

Women's Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 08:00 to Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 04:00

Register today! Participation is limited, and spaces are filling quickly.

This two-day course chainsaw safety course designed for women. Most participants will have little or no experience with a chainsaw, though this course is also an effective refresher for more experienced individuals who have developed some bad habits with a saw. This is the gateway course to learning more advanced practices.

EmpowerU! Advocating for Invasive Species Management, Oshkosh

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Free of charge.

Location: Coughlin Center, UW-Extension Winnebago County, Oshkosh

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Feeling stuck on your current invasive species work? Or not sure how to have a greater influence? We are pleased to announce EmpowerU!, a new training program that will move your invasive species work to the next level. 

An approximately 4 week course, including a series of self-paced online learning activities and one in-person workshop. 

EmpowerU! Advocating for Invasive Species Management, Madison

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 09:00 to 15:00

Free of charge

Location: UW-Madison Arboretum, Madison, Wisconsin

Full event details and registration info

Feeling stuck on your current invasive species work? Or not sure how to have a greater influence? We are pleased to announce EmpowerU!, a new training program that will move your invasive species work to the next level.

This is an approximately 4 week course, including a series of self-paced online learning activities and one in-person workshop.

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