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.

Yale SAF and Forest Stewards Guild - An Evening Gathering

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:30

Please RSVP today!
Marsh Hall, Yale School of Forestry
360 Prospect Street, New Haven CT

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Join this free opportunity to network with professional Guild members in the northeast and current Yale Forestry students over dinner and presentations. SAF CFE Credits will be available for certified foresters 

2018 Wildland Urban Fire Summit

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:00 to Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 11:30

Lodge at Santa Fe, (505) 992-5800
750 N Saint Francis Dr.
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

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The Wildland Urban Fire (WUF) Summit is one of New Mexico’s largest events designed to discuss and prepare the state for wildfires, including the impending 2018 wildfire season. The theme for this year’s WUF Summit is “Collaborative Community Action” and this topic will be highlighted throughout the two-day summit.

Webinar: Climate Change Vulnerability in New England and Northern New York

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 13:00 to 14:00

Register for free (NOTE: Eastern Time)
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The USDA Forest Service has published a new report describing how climate change is expected to affect the 40 million acres of forest found in the Northeast. Maria Janowiak, deputy director of the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science and lead author of the assessment, will present the major findings of the report and describe how forest managers can begin to consider climate change as part of their management planning and activities.

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