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. Guild members can see photos and presentations from the meeting on the Member website.

August 27 - Working Woodlands Workshop – Forests, Carbon and Climate Resilience: Approaches for woodland management

Working Woodlands Workshop –Forests, Carbon and Climate Resilience: Approaches for woodland management

Join Dr. William Keeton from the University of Vermont as he presents information from his long-term monitoring plots at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and discusses how forest retain carbon. Learn the role small landowners can play in storing carbon. We will also visit two of the long-term monitoring plots to see how data are collected.

August 22 Forestry for Maine Birds workshop

Forestry for Maine Birds

Stone Brewing tap takeover at Fire and Hops to benefit the Forest Stewards Youth Corps

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 -
05:00 to 10:00

Join us on Wednesday, July 19th at Fire and Hops, a local gastro pub in Santa Fe, for a Stone Brewing tap takeover. Enjoy great food and beer while supporting the Forest Stewards Youth Corps Program (FSYC). 10% of the evening's proceeds will benefit the FSYC program. Food and drink is available from 5-10. Please mark your calendars and support local youth today!

Hyla Woods Field Tour near Gaston, OR

Saturday, July 29, 2017 -
09:00 to 19:00

Register today for a Guild Gathering in the Pacific Northwest at Hyla Woods on Saturday, July 29. The Hayes family, Jerry Franklin, Norm Johnson, Mark Miller, and staff of the Forest Stewards Guild invite you to join Guild members and others from around the region for a field tour at Hyla Wood's Mt. Richmond Forest near Gaston, OR.

We will enjoy a daylong gathering outdoors with time for thoughtful discussion on how we'll build a stronger chapter of the Forest Stewards Guild in our region. Afterwards we'll come down from Mt. Richmond and continue the conversation at a nearby pub where we'll celebrate the publication of Jerry Franklin and Norm Johnson's long awaited new book, and discuss current forest issues and opportunities.

Stoner Family Tree Farm Tour

Saturday, August 12, 2017 -
09:00 to 12:00

The Vermont Woodlands Association and the Vermont Tree Farm program recently announced Guild members David and Jenny Stoner as the recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year Award. The Stoner Family Tree Farm is a 361-acre Certified Tree Farm in Greensboro, Vermont.


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