Past Events

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.

Igniting Exchange: Fire Science and Management

Igniting Exchange: Bridging the Gap between Fire Science and Management 
January 31, 2018 - February 1, 2018
8:00am - 4:30pm ET
Sign-up deadline: Friday, January 5, 2018.
Full event agenda and lodging information

This is a partners meeting of the Northeast Forest Fire Protection Compact and the North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange. A true exchange, it is designed to expose fire managers to useful scientific studies and expose scientists to the implications of their science. 

Northwest Fire Science Consortium Webinar - A Climate Change Assessment

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00

A Climate Change Assessment of Vegetation, Fire, and Ecosystem Services for Tribal lands in the Pacific Northwest
Hosted by: The Northwest Fire Science Consortium
Tuesday, December 19 2017
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time

Foresters for the Birds webinar

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 13:00

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

Foresters for the Birds is an innovative project that works to keep forests as forests and common birds common by helping landowners integrate the practices of timber and songbird habitat management. The forests of the Northeast, where the project was established by our partners, provide summer nesting habitat for the greatest diversity of bird species in the United States. The same forests support working woodlands and a vibrant forest products industry. Learn more about the program and explore possibilities to expand it to more regions, on this webinar.

Guild events during the SAF conference

Networking Reception 
Friday, November 17, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Duel Brewing, 606 Central Avenue SW, Albuquerque
, New Mexico...and more!

The Guild will be at the national SAF conference in Albuquerque next week! There are many ways to gather with the Guild during the event. Many guild members are speaking at the conference, the Guild will have a booth and poster in the exhibit hall, and we invite attendees to join our Friday evening Guild networking reception. Please join us for all the activity!

Renewable Biomass Energy For our Forests and Our Futures

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 17:00 to Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 14:00

November 14-16, 2017
Radisson Hotel Fresno Conference Center
1055 Van Ness Ave, Fresno, CA
Early bird registration by October 23

This Western Statewide Wood Energy Team Forum 2017 is two and a half days of presentations, lively discussion and meaningful networking opportunities devoted to progressing forest biomass energy in the Western States. Topics include new biomass energy projects, national and state policies, new biomass products in existing markets, biochar, the existing California biomass power industry, project finance, and more.

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