Upcoming Forest Stewards Guild and Partner Events


Southeast Regional Meeting: Innovative Silviculture in Piedmont Hardwood Forests

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 08:30 to Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 13:15

Our two-day gathering will focus on innovative silviculture in the southern Piedmont region focusing on hardwood management and mixed oak-shortleaf pine.  We'll bring together long-time Guild members, new friends, and our colleagues in the region. Registration is available - sign up today!

October 14 - A Day in the Woods: Forestry Day at Hidden Valley Nature Center

A Day in the Woods: Forestry Event

Hidden Valley Nature Center | Sat, Oct 14 | All Ages

Join members of the land trust community and small woodlot owners for a day of fun and learning around sustainable forestry practices.

August 27 - Working Woodlands Workshop – Forests, Carbon and Climate Resilience: Approaches for woodland management

Working Woodlands Workshop –Forests, Carbon and Climate Resilience: Approaches for woodland management

Join Dr. William Keeton from the University of Vermont as he presents information from his long-term monitoring plots at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and discusses how forest retain carbon. Learn the role small landowners can play in storing carbon. We will also visit two of the long-term monitoring plots to see how data are collected.

Bottomland and Swamp Hardwood Forest Symposium

Bottomland and Swamp Forests Symposium

October 31 @ 8:00 am - November 2 @ 5:00 pm

This symposium is the outcome of 3 years of research by key members of the N.C. Forest Service, NCSU Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, and the USDA Forest Service.  It is recommended for anyone with either ecological or economic interest in bottomland hardwood and swamp forest silviculture. Attendees will hear from researchers and practitioners from throughout the Southeastern US who have the latest data and experience in these lowland forest types.

August 22 Forestry for Maine Birds workshop

Forestry for Maine Birds

Wood Based Construction Seminar

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -
08:30 to 16:00

Promega Corporation, BioPharmaceutical Technology Center
5445 East Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711

Forest Stewards Guild Southwest Region Networking Reception

Thursday, September 28, 2017 -
19:00 to 21:00

Thursday, September 28, 2017 
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Blue Corn Café & Brewery (upstairs), 133 West Water Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico

This free gathering brings together Guild members, supporters and partners in the southwest region. Visit with the Board of Directors and join others who are dedicated and focused on forest sustainability and resilience in a celebration of the great work going on in the region. A reception with appetizers will be on offer and attendees are welcome to purchase dinner or drinks from the cash bar. Free registration is available now!

Forest Stewards Guild Gathering in California

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 13:00 to Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 12:00

Save the date: 
October 13-14
Chester, California
Registration coming soon!

Join Guild members, students, and partners as we visit Collins Almanor Forest, W.M. Beaty & Assoc. managed forests, and Lassen and Plumas National Forest Service lands. This is California's second Guild Gathering of the year and it is packed full of topics and discussions sure to inspire and intrigue you!

Oak Symposium - October 24-26, Knoxville, TN

Oak Symposium: Sustaining Oak Forests in the 21st Century through Science-based Management

October 24-26, 2017, Knoxville, TN

1st Annual Charles Newlon Forestry Forum

Friday, October 20, 2017 -
17:30 to 21:30

Save the Date: Friday October 20, 2017!

Featured Speaker: Dr. Jerry F. Franklin, University of Washington, “the father of new forestry.”A dinner program to be held at Duke Farms, Hillsborough, NJ. Open to the public. Limited space available. Instructions to purchase tickets to follow.


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