Upcoming Forest Stewards Guild and Partner Events


Restoring Woodland Health With Shortleaf Pine

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 09:00 to 12:30

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Free field forum and tour
The Domain Forest at Sewanee
Meet at the end of Crosby Lane, Sewanee, TN

Register for free today for this field forum on shortleaf pine ecosystem restoration in the Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee. Partners are bringing together private woodland owners, natural resource professionals, and professional members of the Guild and expanding the capacity for shortleaf restoration at Sewanee’s Domain Forest and among private woodland owners in the Cumberland Plateau region of Tennessee.

Loving The Land Through Working Forests Conference

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 07:30 to 15:00

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7th annual Loving The Land Through Working Forests Conference
Date: May 19, 2018
Location: Floraroze Forest, near Girard, PA

Forestry for Lake States Birds

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:00 to Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 15:30

Registration and agenda coming soon!
Location: Long Lake Conservation Center, Palisade, MN 
Leaders: Mark Jacobs and Michael Lynch

Join Lake States members at the Long Lake Conservation Center in Atkin County for a 1.5 day field tour and discussion. We will visit a variety of sites focusing on how birds relate to forest management practices and discuss silvicultural prescriptions that can be employed to increase their utilization of a stand. Other forestry topics will also be covered as we enjoy this beautiful area. 

Innovative Forestry Techniques Field Tour

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 09:00

Registration coming soon!
Location: Corvallis, Oregon at Oregon State University’s McDonald Forest and City of Corvallis’s Chip Ross Park
Leaders: Klaus Puettmann and Shane Hetzler

We are hosting a field tour and discussion of innovative forestry techniques with Guild Foresters, researchers and managers from many fields.

National Wildfire Community Preparendness Day

Location and time to be determined
Join the City of Santa Fe Fire Department for National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. Learn how to live in a fire adapted community, wildfire awareness, evacuation planning, and what to know after the fire. 
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Fireshed Awareness Spring Seminar Series

April 4, April 18, May 2, May 5

The second Spring Seminar Series is here, to explore topics affecting the greater Santa Fe Fireshed in New Mexico. Last winter was a sobering reminder of rising temperatures and drought. With the specter of longer and more intense fire seasons, it is urgent now more than ever to take concerted action to protect our forests, homes and watersheds. Participate in Fireshed Awareness Season to learn more.


Yale SAF and Forest Stewards Guild - An Evening Gathering

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:30

Please RSVP today!
Marsh Hall, Yale School of Forestry
360 Prospect Street, New Haven CT

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Join this free opportunity to network with professional Guild members in the northeast and current Yale Forestry students over dinner and presentations. SAF CFE Credits will be available for certified foresters 

The 2018 Northeast Silviculture Institute for Foresters Training

The 2018 Northeast Silviculture Institute for Foresters training schedule has been released and applications are open. 

Thanks to the Northeast State Foresters Association, this is a series of training workshops in graduate level silviculture, delivered by an academic team coordinated by the Universities of New Hampshire and Vermont – drawing on the best experts from the other universities in the region, as well as other experts. The project came about given significant new knowledge needed by foresters to make silvicultural decisions on the ground. 

The application deadline for each session is separate. There are online training modules as well. 

2018 Wildland Urban Fire Summit

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:00 to Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 11:30

Lodge at Santa Fe, (505) 992-5800
750 N Saint Francis Dr.
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

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The Wildland Urban Fire (WUF) Summit is one of New Mexico’s largest events designed to discuss and prepare the state for wildfires, including the impending 2018 wildfire season. The theme for this year’s WUF Summit is “Collaborative Community Action” and this topic will be highlighted throughout the two-day summit.

Educational Retreat for Women Forest Landowners

When: Thurs, September 6 – Sun, September 9, 2018
Location: Highlights Foundation Workshop Facility in Boyd’s Mill, Milanville, PA
Program: Women and Their Woods
More info at: Delaware Highlands Conservancy OR contact:
Amanda Subjin of the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, 570-226-3164 ext. 2.

Apply here
Deadline: August 1, 2018

The biennial retreat is an in-depth, fun, engaging, and thought-provoking workshop on caring for your woodlands now and into the future. No matter the size of your woodlands or if you’re not yet an owner.


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