Events

Upcoming Forest Stewards Guild and Partner Events

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April 4-5 Adapting Forested Watersheds to Climate Change Workshop

April 4-5, 2017 Antioch Univ., Keene, NH

www.forestadaptation.org/water

See attached flyer

APRIL 4: PREPARING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE IN FORESTED WATERSHEDS

Southern Pine Beetle in the Northeast Research and Management Forum

The Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission announces that registration for "Southern Pine Beetle in the Northeast Research and Management Forum" is now open.  

Forestry for Maine Birds - May 12, 2017

Forestry for Maine Birds workshop

Friday, May 12, 2017

Lawrence Woodlot, Benton, ME

Forestry for Maine Birds pairs silviculture, the art and science of forest management, with the habitat needs of Maine's migratory forest songbirds. Learn to assess forest habitat and consider management options that benefit forest songbirds in a variety of forest types. This workshop is for foresters, woodland owners, land trust staff and members, and bird enthusiasts.

Working Agenda

Advanced Forest Vegetation Management Short Course February 27-March 2

The University of Maine is offeringa world-class vegetation management short course in Bangor at the end of February. Details in the link below.

https://umaine.edu/cfru/forest-vegetation-management/

Fire & Longleaf Academy, March 28-30, 2017, Cheraw, SC

The Longleaf Alliance has opened registration for our upcoming training, Fire & Longleaf, in Cheraw, SC from March 28-30, 2017. Please see attached flyer for details.

February 24 workshop - Tools for Engaging Landowners Effectively

Workshop Description:

Tools for Engaging Landowners Effectively (TELE) is a program of the Sustaining Family Forests Initiative aimed at helping natural resource professionals conduct more strategic and effective outreach to family woodland owners. The TELE approach is being used throughout the country by natural resource professionals and organizations. The basis of TELE is to apply a social marketing approach – the use of commercial marketing techniques to affect positive social change- as a promising means by which to influence family forest owners to take steps to conserve and sustainably manage their land. This approach will help you speak more meaningfully and persuasively to CT landowners. This workshop will be lead by CFPA’s Education Director, Emma Kravet, and the Sustaining Family Forests Initiative's Program Assistant, Lindsay White.

Webinar: Restoration Forestry in the Lake States

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 12:00
  • Webinar 12pm CST on Tuesday, January 31st
  • Presenter: Peter Bundy

Restoration forestry is the art and science of returning degraded forest lands to health. Restoration assumes that the landscape has been disturbed or degraded from past events. These events often originate from human hands: past practices such as intensive agriculture, logging and mining. They also originate from other natural causes: wind, wildfire and insects. Whatever the cause, the health of the forest has been compromised; its resilience reduced. 

Forest Adaptation Planning and Practices Online Training 2017

Forest Adaptation Planning and Practices Online Training 2017

Website: http://forestadaptation.org/fapp-ne

The Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science and the USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub are offering the popular Forest Adaptation Planning and Practices training as an online, seven-week course! The winter 2017 course will be held during January 16 - March 3, 2017 with a focus on New England and New York.

February 7-8 Workshop - Burning Issue: Sparking effective communication about prescribed fire

Burning Issue: Sparking effective communication about prescribed fire

February 7-8, 2017 - State College, PA

Women and Our Woods - Maine outdoors workshop

Women and Our Woods workshop

April 29, 2017

Pine Tree Camp, Rome, Maine (Directions link)

Women and our Woods is teaming up with Women of the Maine Outdoors to offer an action-packed workshop for women woodland owners and outdoor enthusiasts! Join us Saturday, April 29 at Pine Tree Camp in Rome, Maine for engaging, hands-on classes in a variety of forest-based topics. Participation limited to 50.

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