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.

Utilizing Fire as a Tool in Managing Oak Ecosystems

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 08:30 to 15:30

Register by July 20!

Location: Dodger Bowl, 318 King Street, Dodgeville, WI 53533
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Partners designed this workshop to increase awareness and understanding of tools for assessing the condition of oak ecosystems and potential management scenarios. Continuing education units will be available through SAF, The Wildlife Society, and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).

Organizing partners:

  • Society of American Foresters Southwest Wisconsin Chapter
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • The Forest Stewards Guild
  • Tallgrass Prairie and Oak Savanna Fire Science Consortium
  • Oak Woodlands and Forests Fire Consortium

Guild Gathering - Shortleaf Restoration in Kentucky, Daniel Boone NF

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 08:30 to 15:00

Guild Gathering and field tour
Daniel Boone National Forest
Meet at the USFS London Ranger District Office in London, KY

This field forum on shortleaf pine ecosystem restoration in the Cumberland Plateau of Kentucky is part of current efforts to increase the capacity for shortleaf restoration in Cumberland Plateau region. We are partnering with the Daniel Boone National Forest to highlight exemplary practices in shortleaf management. 

Join Oak Woodlands and Forests Fire Consortium as a sponsor of this event!

Restoring Woodland Health with Shortleaf Pine - Berea, KY

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 09:00 to 13:00

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Free field forum and tour
Berea College Forest, Berea, KY
Meet at Berea College Forestry Outreach Center.

Register by June 20 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.

Bat Conservation & Forestry for Northeast Foresters

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 08:30 to 16:00

Location: Sugar Hill Town Office (Crapo Building) 1411 Route 117 Sugar Hill, NH
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Register online by May 5

Attendees will learn about New Hampshire’s bat species and their ecology, review conservation practices that benefit bats, and visit fi eld sites to discuss management techniques for bat- and bird-friendly forests. CFE credits are available from this event.

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