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.

October 24 - Forestry for Maine Birds Workshop - Houlton

Fall Forestry Workshop 2017

Forestry for Maine Birds

Sponsored by Maine Woodland Owners and Vital Pathways


Location:  Houlton Community Golf Course (club house) in New Limerick

Date and Time:  October 24th from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm

Continuing Education Credits:  CLP = 1/2 Day, QLP = 4 hrs., LPF = 2 Cat.1, SAF = 3 Cat.1

Lunch Provided and No Pre-Registration Required


October 1947 Fire in Acadia: 70th Anniversary Events

Join us for a series of events commemorating the 1947 fires that affected Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park and changed the way we prepare for wildfire today.


This series of events is brought to you by the North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange, the Northeast Forest Fire Protection Compact, the Acadia National Park Fire Management Office, the Maine Forest Service, the Bar Harbor Historical Society, and numerous partners and supporters.


Rio Trampas Prescribed Fire Training Exchange, October 1 - 13

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 13:15 to Friday, October 13, 2017 - 13:15


Trees and the Built Environment Symposium

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 08:00

7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Silver Spring, Maryland

Learn from the country's leading experts about innovative efforts to plant, protect, and preserve trees in urban and suburban settings, at the 2017 Trees Matter SymposiumRegister by October 29!

October 14 - A Day in the Woods: Forestry Day at Hidden Valley Nature Center

A Day in the Woods: Forestry Event

Hidden Valley Nature Center | Sat, Oct 14 | All Ages

Join members of the land trust community and small woodlot owners for a day of fun and learning around sustainable forestry practices.


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