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June 2019

Stone Fence Farm Guild Gathering

June 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - June 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Stone Fence Farm Unity, New Hampshire + Google Map

Registration closed. Did you miss the deadline? Contact Colleen@forestguild.org if you'd still like to register...there may be a few spots left! We are getting very excited about this not-to-be-missed Forest Stewards Guild New England Guild Gathering! Hosts Jeremy Turner and Laura French welcome fellow Guild members and friends for a spectacular field event. Stone Fence Farm is a 300-acre working forest and farm in the heart of Guild country, a well-managed woodland in a landscape of continuous forest. Come learn…

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August 2019

Creative Silviculture

August 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am - August 6, 2019 @ 11:30 am
Kemp Natural Resources Station, 9161 Kemp Rd
Woodruff, Wisconsin 54568
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Registration closed Kemp Natural Resources Station (9161 Kemp Road, Woodruff, WI 54568) We often refer to silviculture as the “art and science of growing healthy forests.” For this meeting the Forest Stewards Guild welcomes you to northern Wisconsin to discuss some of the creative ways people are stitching together the art with science to improve the stewardship of our forests.  View the full agenda Registration covers venue costs and all meals; field tour transportation will be via carpooling. Event: $55.00 (Monday box lunch and BBQ…

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Guild Gathering in the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Maine forestlands

August 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - August 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
AMC Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins, Chairback Road T7 R9
Greenville, ME 04441 
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Register today! Join us for a Guild Gathering, in the Appalachian Mountain Club's Maine forestlands. Full agenda Thursday We encourage you to check out a hike on your own in scenic Gulf Hagas during the day (or let Amanda know at amanda@forestguild.org  if you'd like to gather with other forestry tour participants to hike this). 2:00 p.m. Meet at Gorman-Chairback Lodge 2:00 - 3:30 Compare two contrasting fish passage sites. Visit a nice hardwood site recently harvested to facilitate glad skiing. 4:30-5:30 Presentation by Dave Publicover and Steve Tatko…

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September 2019

Forestry for Resiliency and Perpetuity in Chimacum – Guild Gathering

September 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Finnriver Cidery, 124 Center Road
Chimacum, WA
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Register today (spaces are limited)! Join us for a 1/2-day tour of two Chimacum Ridge properties, and an optional social gathering afterwards until 7 p.m. Some of the questions we’ll be considering during our tour: Foresters manage and plan with a long-term perspective. But how can "forestry that is ecologically, economically, and socially responsible," as in the Guild's vision, be assured in perpetuity, in conditions that we cannot foresee now, even if or when, the property changes hands? In managing…

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Restoration Forestry Guild Gathering: Bottomlands, Bluffs, and Birds

September 24, 2019 @ 9:15 am - September 25, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, Student Union, Union Room 3310, 521 East Avenue N
LaCrosse, WI 54601
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Register today! Student rate: $40 Speaker rate: $60 General rate: $70 Add a dinner guest for pizza: $15 Join us to discuss Restoration Forestry in the context of the Upper Mississippi and driftless bluff country of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa. The discussion on what restoration forestry is, and how it looks across the spectrum of forest types will be valuable for those working in other ecosystems too. We will look at Restoration Forestry as a theoretical approach and discuss its…

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April 2020

Virtual Guild Gathering – questions and stories of adaptation and resilience

April 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Members register today! Connecting our community: share your questions and your stories of effects, adaptation, and resilience. Webinar April 21, 2:00 - 3:00 pm CT The Covid-19 pandemic is a true crisis and is a time for our community to pull together and reinforce our connection. We are finding ways the Guild can help during this pandemic and one of the best is to start with our members. We are collecting emails from you that share the effects or “silver…

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May 2020

Career Call – webinar

May 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Call recording Supplemental call notes with webinar time bookmarks Thursday, May 14 1:00 p.m. PT, 2:00 MT, 3:00 CT, 4:00 ET Students, if you haven't already, please renew your membership or consider joining the Guild, if you are still in school or within a year of graduation and still looking for work. Student membership is free. We invite student members and friends to join Affiliate and Professional Guild members for a virtual Guild Gathering focused specifically on career information! If…

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March 2021

Northeast Virtual Guild Gathering

March 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Register March 25, 2021 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET The Forest Stewards Guild’s Northeast Office is hosting a Virtual Guild Gathering for Northeast Guild members. During the meeting, you’ll meet the Northeast Region Coordinator, Logan Johnson, and hear about the active projects the Guild has underway in the region. We will also connect you with fellow Guild members in breakout room Introduction Circles (a Guild member favorite when we have  in-person activities). We’ll close the session by discussing how the Northeast…

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May 2021

Holt Research Forest Guild Gathering & Service Project

May 15 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Register right away (Max 25 volunteers. Registration deadline is May 10, 2021 at 5 p.m. ET) Saturday, May 15, 2021 (rain date is May 22, 2021) 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET Location: 508 Old Stage Rd, Arrowsic, ME 04530 Summary: Are you ready to get back into the woods with fellow Guild members? Join us for a field day in Midcoast Maine! The Maine Timber Research & Environmental Education Foundation (Maine TREE) needs help re-establishing the research grid at…

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August 2021

Guild Gathering in Lake States: Simultaneously Managing Forests for Timber, Birds, and the Future

August 3 @ 8:30 am - August 4 @ 3:30 pm

Register today! ($50, $25 for students) August 3, 9:30 a.m. - August 4, 2:30 p.m. ET Location: Michigan Technological University's Ford Center (Alberta, MI), with field tours throughout Houghton County Continuing education credits: Category 1 SAF: day 1: 4.5 credits day 2: 3.5 credits Category 1 Wildlife Society: 6 credits total for full event. Detailed agenda for download Gathering Overview: Day 1: Lecture style presentations at the Ford Center will be followed by an afternoon field tour including the surrounding Ford…

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