Past Events

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.

Bringing the Sharing Economy to Family Forests with forester Will Martin

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 15:00

A Presentation and Reception for Forest Owners and Forest Managers

Date and Time: May 3, 2017 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Location: Arington Tree Farm (Husker Barn) 2907 Evergreen Dr. Cambridge, WI
RSVP to Carol Nielsen by email or phone/text 608-206-9682

Loving the Land through Working Forests

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 12:30 to Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 16:30

Join our partners at the Foundation for Sustainable Forests for Pennsylvania's premier in-the-field forestry conference for forest landowners, practitioners, and conservationists. This year's program features Marshall Pecore, Manager of the Menominee Forest in Wisconsin as well as Jim Finley, the Ibberson Chair of Forest Resources at Pennsylvania State University and Director of the Center for Private Forests.

Sewall Woods Sustainable Forestry Demonstration and Tour

The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites neighbors, woodlot owners, and curious citizens to join KELT staff and forestry professionals for a tour of the Sewall Woods Preserve demonstration forest in Bath on Saturday, April 29 at 9:00am.

Mud Season Breakfast

This year's Mud Season Breakfast will be on Thursday, May 4th in Berlin, NH. This year’s theme is “What else can you do in the woods!” with presentations from Cornell, University of Maine, New Earth Organic farm and NRCS!

Field Tour - Parker Ten Mile Ranch, Fort Bragg, CA

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 13:00 to Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 12:00

The Forest Stewards Guild and (DREGS Working group) will be hosting a field trip and campout on the Park Ten Mile Ranch, located 10 miles north of Fort Bragg, California. We will gather at the Manchester Grove at 1:00 on Friday and take a walk through an area that has been harvest twice under an Non-industrial Timber Harvest Plan using a single tree selection system. Later in the evening we will regroup at the Grove for a cookout and social time. Participants are encouraged to camp on the site or make other arrangements for the night. Saturday morning we will look at areas where small openings, less than a quarter acre, were created to encourage redwood regeneration in sites dominated by tanoak or grand fir. Event will end by noon. For more information, please contact Linwood Gill ( or 707-961-0377).  

Managing Longleaf Pine for Ecological Benefits

Please join us at the Aberdeen Recreation Center on May 3rd to hear expert speakers on pine silviculture and forest management share their knowledge through presentations and handouts. Exhibitors with additional literature and resources will be on hand. Field tours will complement workshop presentations and will highlight management techniques supportive of plant and wildlife habitat in longleaf pine forests. This event features Guild members Dave Halley and David Schnake.

Forest Stewards Guild Vermont Silvicultural Field Tour

Sunday, April 30, 2017 -
09:00 to 16:30

RSVP now! Thetford and Strafford, Vermont Meet at: 6078 Route 113 Thetford Center, VT  05075

Join us for a field tour examining various silvicultural treatments in a variety of forest types and discuss the implications of deer browse, invasive plants and climate change on applying silviculture, followed by dinner and libations at the Colatina Exit.


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