Across the Landscape

Below are stories have have been (or will be) featured in the Forest Stewards Guild's e-newsletter Across the Landscape.

Forests on the Domain of Southeast Tennessee

The Forests of the Domain

The Forest Stewards Guild has long had a connection with the unique and historic forest at the University of the South in Sewanee Tennessee known as “The Domain.” Sewanee, as the University is commonly known, sits on a prominent overlook on the southern extent of the Cumberland Plateau, and was the location of a Guild national meeting in 2003. Our connection remains strong today thanks to the work of two of our long-time members.   

A Collaborative Controlled Burn in Northern New Mexico Demonstrates Fire as an Essential Ecosystem Process

A Collaborative Controlled Burn in Northern New Mexico Demonstrates Fire as an Essential Ecosystem Process

Written by Esmé Cadiente

Foresters in Madison, Wisconsin

Foresters in Madison, Wisconsin

Many Guild members participated in the Society of American Foresters meeting earlier this month in Madison, Wisconsin. Members were welcomed at the Guild’s Madison office Wednesday afternoon, and office hours were followed by an evening gathering of Guild members at a local pub, which transformed into a Cubs victory party by the end of the night. During the conference, numerous Guild members presented their work on topics such as:

Fire Science Exchange Day in New Brunswick, Canada

Collaborations help spread forest stewardship across the landscape. The Forest Stewards Guild is a partner In the North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange (NAFSE), which connects fire scientists and managers to promote a safe and resilient fire-adapted landscape a ross the North Atlantic region. NAFSE teamed up with the Northeast Forest Fire Protection Compact to hold a workshop at the fall meeting of the Atlantic Forest Fire Managers in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

The Guild in Redwood Country

September's Redwood Science Symposium in Eureka, California brought together over 300 foresters and conservationists from throughout the region, and from throughout the United States, to share state of the art science and policy discussions about "all things redwood.  This was the fourth in a series of Redwood Science Symposiums that began in 1996, and was organized by a team that included longtime Guild member

Forest Stewards Guild gathering at SAF convention

Forest Stewards Guild Events at SAF National Meeting

Wednesday, Nov 2:  Visit the Guild's Madison Office from 2-5 PM

Wednesday, Nov 2: Guild Reception at Brocach Irish Pub from 7:30 to 9:30PM

Friday, Nov 4: Director of Science and Programs Zander Evans Presents on Effective Wildfire Mitigation in the Wildland-Urban Interface in A-2 (11:30 AM-Noon)

Note from the Natural Resources Council of Maine

A note from Eliza Donoghue at the Natural Resources Council of Maine

Re: Help protect Maine's North Woods from sprawl!

Please take this survey to help protect what you love about Maine’s North Woods.

MPC Elections

A note to Forest Stewards Guild Professional Members from MPC Chair Leila Pinchot:

We are actively seeking nominations for our Membership and Policy Council (MPC). Do you have someone you'd like to have represent you in MPC? Would you consider serving on the body that represents you and other members? The deadline for nominations for this year's election is Monday, October 31st.

Students and Members meet in the Baraboo Hills

Students and Members meet in the Baraboo Hills

On the weekend of September 17th and 18th, a group of University of Wisconsin–Madison forestry and wildlife ecology students joined professional Guild members for a hike to explore sustainable land management practices on-the-ground in one of Wisconsin’s premier natural areas – the Baraboo Hills. 

Student Chapter at Michigan Tech

Student Chapter at Michigan Tech

On Saturday October 1st, a group of Michigan Technological University (MTU) students and Guild professional members met at the Tech Trails Forest to discuss a variety of forestry issues while hiking through this newly-designated Forest Stewards Guild Model Forest.


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