Welcome to the Forest Stewards Guild

2nd Annual Charles Newlon Forestry Forum dinner program

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 17:00 to 21:00

For more information, and to register: https://njforests.org/charles-newlon-forestry-forum

October 3, 2018

Duke Farms
(The Coach Barn), Dukes Parkway East, Hillsborough, NJ 

Featured Speaker: Dr. Bronson Griscom, The Nature Conservancy Director, Forest Carbon Science "Natural Climate Solutions:  How Northeastern Forests Can Help Solve the Climate Problem."

Guild Gathering social at Portland SAF

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 16:30 to 19:30

Register today (free, but serves as your RSVP)!

Basecamp Brewing Company
930 SE Oak St, Portland, OR 97214

Join Guild members, staff, partners, and SAF members and conference go-ers for a networking social during the SAF conference in Portland, OR. 

NAFSE Field Trip: Experimental wind tunnel tour for wildland fire applications

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:00 to 16:00

Register by end of day September 21!

Come to WPI to visit the largest fire laboratory in academia in the U.S. and learn about the wildland fire research that is conducted there!

Forestry for Maine Birds workshop - Bridgton, ME

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00 to 16:00

Join Maine Audubon, the Maine Forest Service and the Forest Stewards Guild for an afternoon of outdoor exploration and forest assessment at LEA’s Maine Lake Science Center, and the Highland Research Forest in Bridgton. Participants will pair traditional forest management techniques with habitat assessment for Maine’s migratory forest songbirds and discuss possible changes to the land to increase biodiversity and age-class structure. Forestry for Maine Birds is geared toward foresters, loggers, land owners, land trust folks, and anyone interested in learning about managing woodlands for species biodiversity.

Bottomland Hardwoods Learning Exchange

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 12:30 to Friday, November 9, 2018 - 17:00

Register by October 31!

Meeting location: Brunswick, Georgia.

Please share the event flyer!

Tentative agenda is available now.

This field-based learning exchange will bring together experts from the Atlantic Coastal Plain and lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley to compare these two geographies based on social, ecological, and economic factors. An emphasis will be placed on the connection between forestry and hydrology, and how responsible forest management can play an integral role in conserving the whole system on a watershed-level. Through this event we hope to improve the management and conservation of bottomland forests and illustrate opportunities to meet diverse social values.

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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.”