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August 2021

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

August 3, 2021 @ 8:30 am - August 4, 2021 @ 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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September 2021

A path forward: understanding and restoring degraded hardwood stands (webinar)

September 22, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Register today September 22, 2021 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET Agenda to download 2 Category 1 Continuing Education Credits through the Society of American Foresters This webinar will explore the complexities of forest degradation as result of poor forest management planning. We will gain a basic understanding of land-use history as it pertains to forest degradation and how misconceptions of forest ecology have led to poor land management practices. Then, we will learn how forest products markets (or lack…

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December 2021

WPFC Webinar – Increasing Prescribed Burn Capacity in Wisconsin

December 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Register December 2, 2021 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Wisconsin Prescribed Fire Council is pleased to present our first ever webinar, Increasing Prescribed Burn Capacity in Wisconsin – Getting More Fire on the Ground Safely! This event is the first of a series of discussions focused upon increasing prescribed burn capacity in Wisconsin! This event will feature presentations from WDNR Fire Ecologist and Natural Resources Research Scientist Jed Meunier and WPFC Vice Chair and Researcher Stacey Marion on the historic, current, and future use of prescribed…

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January 2022

Akinomaage: Teaching from the Earth (webinar)

January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Register January 20, 2022 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT Vern Northrup (Fond Du Lac Band of Ojibwe), artist and retired wildlands firefighter, will present his photographs and teachings that offer Anishinaabe perspectives on the place of humans in the world, the seasons, and more. An audience Q&A will follow. This event is one of a series of public talks entitled "Transdisciplinary Engagements with Indigenous Thinkers." Learn more about the IAS Research and Creative Collaborative presenting this work here. Funding is…

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March 2022

Women Woodland Owners Virtual Conference

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - March 5 @ 1:00 pm

Registration links are below. Register by February 1 with your mailing address for a free gift bag. Registration closes on March 2, 2022. The National Women Owning Woodlands (WOW) Network is hosting a Virtual Conference for women woodland owners, stewards, and enthusiasts. Join women forest stewards from across the country for a conference focused on forging connections between women and forest stewardship. Register for Thursday and Friday evening sessions Thursday, March 3 - 6:00pm – 7:30pm (Central Time)     Women and Forest…

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Women’s Forest Congress (online)

March 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Register (limited to the first 300 registrants) March 8, 2022 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. ET/12:30 - 2:00 p.m. PT Online. Zoom link will be included in your registration confirmation page. Full agenda coming soon to the full website Celebrate what’s happening in 2022 with the Women’s Forest Congress, be inspired by the work and leadership of women to challenge bias in natural resources, and learn a bit about how we can all support each other on International Women’s Day! The…

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Forest-carbon focused Adaptation Planning and Practices Course (2022)

March 21 @ 9:00 am - May 11 @ 5:00 pm

Apply  here Full course information at the Climate Change Response Network website March 21, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. – May 11, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. ET The Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science and USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub are offering the Adaptation Planning and Practices training as an online course for natural resources professionals seeking to manage forests for carbon. This unique opportunity provides hands-on training in considering climate change information and identifying adaptation actions for natural resources professionals in forested…

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2022 Virtual Wild Rivers Conference

March 24 @ 8:00 am - March 25 @ 5:00 pm

Register ($40) Virtual portion: March 24, Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT In Person options (more detail below): March 25 throughout the St. Croix Watershed CFE credits available. The conference is designed for local, state, federal, and private foresters, land managers and other natural resources professionals, and landowners interested in maintaining a healthy forested watershed. Topics for this conference will include: Sustainable forest management Soil Regeneration Diversity and Inclusion in the forestry world And much more! This conference is…

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April 2022

Learn and Burn at Camp Ripley, MN

April 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Register by end of day today, April 20th! April 22, 2022 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. CT Meet at Camp Ripley Environmental Classroom (Bldg. 11-1) 15000 Hwy 115, Little Falls, MN 56345 Agenda for download No charge for registration and lunch is included. There will be options for various diets. Landowners in the greater Camp Ripley landscape are invited to attend a full day workshop on prescribed fire. This workshop will happen rain or shine and we will use alternative demonstration tools…

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May 2022

Northwoods TREX (Minnesota)

May 2 @ 8:00 am - May 15 @ 5:00 pm

Apply today (deadline is March 20) Space is limited! May 2 - 15, 2022 Full event details, partners, objectives, requirements, and contact info Gain experience and training with prescribed fire. MN TREX will be based in northern Minnesota with burning conducted on traditional lands of the Fond du Lac, Leech Lake and Grand Portage Ojibwe Bands. MN TREX is open to all interested in prescribed fire. Requirements for this training are outlined in the application. If at any time you are…

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