Stewardship opportunities: Becoming an NRCS Technical Service Provider

Register Thursday, May 30, 2024 1:00 p.m. ET Peter Hoagland- Northeast Regional TSP Coordinator, USDA-NRCS In this webinar foresters and other natural resources professionals will learn about the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Technical Service Provider (TSP) Program. Technical Service Providers (TSPs) work on behalf of private landowners and land-managers to offer conservation planning…

A Forest of Your Own: The Pacific Northwest Handbook of Ecological Forestry

Full presentation details June 3, 2024 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Location: Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak Street, Ashland, OR 97520 Seth Zukerman, co-author of A Forest of Your Own: The Pacific Northwest Handbook of Ecological Forestry, will discuss forest management and ecological forestry. From those who own forested property already to those who dream of…

Virtue and The Steward’s Mind – Communicating Forestry webinar series

Register June 4, 2024 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time Join Guild member Marianne Patinelli-Dubay, a philosopher with the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, for a presentation focused on understanding Guild-style forestry in the context of virtue ethics. Following the presentation, participants will be encouraged to explore these theoretical…

Third annual bird event at Stone Fence Farm, NH

Save the date - registration coming soon June 8, 2024 Stone Fence Farm 64 Johnson Mountain Road Unity, New Hampshire Optional camping onsite and pizza dinner on Friday. Continuing education credits for foresters are available. Guild members Jeremy Turner and Laura French will host the third annual bird event at Stone Fence Farm. You won't…

Learning to Identify Appalachian Cove Forests

Register June 12, 2024 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Meeting at Standing Rock Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway. We will walk a segment of the Mountains to Sea trail near Waynesville, NC We invite forest practitioners and others interested in forest management to a workshop about Appalachian Cove Forests with MountainTrue. This workshop…

Forest Farming: A Climate Smart Practice

Register Thursday, June 13, 2024 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Smokey House Center 426 Danby Mountain Road Danby, VT 05739 2.5 category 1 continuing forester education credits (CFE) through Society of American Foresters Full event webpage Join us at Smokey House Center for a field session on forest farming - a USDA-recognized agroforestry practice that involves…

Environmental Ethics in Running a Logging Business

Register June 13, 2024 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time Join us for a discussion with Guild member Katrina Amaral of Timberdoodle Farm to learn about logging for long-term sustainable land management while farming, what to consider for stand health and diversity, and Timberdoodle's environmental ethic. Timberdoodle Farm is a specialty logging & sawmill business based…

Women Owning Woodlands Virtual Conference for Landowners

Register Thursday June 13, 7-8:30 pm ET  Friday June 14, 7-8:30 pm ET  Saturday June 15, 12-2 pm ET  Location: Online! Zoom links sent after registration. Event flyer for download  Agenda:   Thursday Theme: Expanding Horizons Welcome & Introduction Activity Keynote Reflection Activity Friday Theme: Diving Deep Topic Presentations & Breakouts Reflection Activity Saturday Theme: Stewardship…

Pacific Northwest Guild Gathering

Registration coming soon - please save the date. July 31, 2024 Zena Forest Products, Rickreall, OR. The Forest Stewards Guild will host our Pacific Northwest Guild Gathering at Zena Forest Products outside of Salem, Oregon. We will discuss several topics related to hardwood silviculture and forest stewardship. Main themes include a focus on Oak Management…

Lake States Guild Gathering – Old-Growth, Birds, and More!

Registration coming soon - Save the date! August 28 at 10:00 a.m. - August 29 at Noon, CT Kemp Natural Resources Station 9161 Kemp Rd, Woodruff, WI 54568 Lodging opportunities at the historic Kemp Lodge will be available. The Forest Stewards Guild will be hosting our Lake States Guild Gathering at the University of Wisconsin’s…