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Portland region Guild Gathering: West Multnomah/Forest Park Foresters for the Birds Outing

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 08:00 to 14:00

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No charge for this event. Please bring your own lunch, snacks and water.

Join this bird walk and tour of forest property in western Multnomah County just west of Forest Park. Forest Park contains 5,200 acres of protected forest, representing the easternmost extension of the coast range ecoregion. The park extends along the eastern slopes of the Tualatin Mountains, tracking the southern edge of the Columbia River to its confluence with the Willamette River, forming the a living fringe to the northwest of Portland city limits. The forest is comprised of a mixture of hardwood and conifer forest dominated by douglas fir, hemlock, red alder, and big leaf maple.

Women and Our Woods workshop

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 08:30 to 16:30

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

Join us for an action-packed weekend at Pine Tree Camp in Rome, Maine for a full program of engaging, hands-on classes for women woodland owners and outdoor enthusiasts! We've invited dynamic women natural resource professionals to spend the day in the woods with you. Get ready for a super-fun day!

Women's Chainsaw Safety - Building Proficiency

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 08:00 to Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 16:00

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

This women's chainsaw safety course is designed for women who have attended an introductory chainsaw safety training, and/or have extensive experience running a chainsaw for tasks short of tree felling.


Stone Fence Farm Guild Gathering

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

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$60 + optional lodging...see below (hotel reservation deadline April 6). Students register free!

Location: Unity, New Hampshire 

Join this 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!

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.”