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Women's Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 08:00 to Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 04:00

Register today! Participation is limited, and spaces are filling quickly.

This two-day course chainsaw safety course designed for women. Most participants will have little or no experience with a chainsaw, though this course is also an effective refresher for more experienced individuals who have developed some bad habits with a saw. This is the gateway course to learning more advanced practices.

How to Organize a Women’s Chainsaw Safety Workshop

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00

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Have you ever thought about planning a chainsaw safety workshop for women? Join us for a presentation and Q&A on this exciting topic.


Stone Fence Farm Guild Gathering

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 16:00 to Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 16:00

Save the date! Registration coming soon...

Location: Unity, New Hampshire 

Save the date for a not-to-be-missed Forest Stewards Guild New England Guild Gathering! Hosts Jeremy Turner and Laura French are excited to host fellow Guild members and friends for a spectacular field event. Stone Fence Farm is a 300-acre working forest and farm in the heart of Guild country, a well-managed woodland in a landscape of continuous forest. Come learn in this “playground” and share your own forest wisdom on adaptive forest management!

Learn and Burn - Controlled Burning for Wildlife Habitat, Sewanee

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 08:30 to 16:00

Register today ($10, includes food)
Back up date: April 13, 2019
Burning depends on favorable weather conditions.

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT
Location: University of the South Forest, Sewanee, TN
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The Forest Stewards Guild, Tennessee Wildlife Federation, and University of the South invite you to learn how to restore native habitat and promote wildlife species through the application of controlled fire in your woodland.

We welcome you....this event is intended for participants with no fire experience to moderate levels of experience.

Putting the Forest First

From Humboldt County, California, to Aroostook County, Maine, we are the stewards for America’s finest forests.

We invite you to join us.

From our beginnings over thirty years ago, the Forest Stewards Guild has recognized that maintaining healthy, productive forests is the best investment we can make in promoting the wellbeing of people and forest communities. Our work includes hands-on forest stewardship, education and training, research, policy advocacy, and promoting professional practice – all based on high ethical standards and our unique mission of “putting the forest first.”