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October 2019

Northern White Cedar Field Tour

October 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Greensboro United Church Fellowship Hall, 165 E Craftsbury Road
Greensboro, VT
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Register today! Agenda for download Morning coffee and light snacks provided. Please bring your own lunch, water, and snacks and dress for a field tour in the woods. Co-sponsored by the Forest Stewards Guild and the Vermont Land Trust Join us in Greensboro, Vermont for a day of exploration and learning about Northern White Cedar. Known as the tree of life, Northern White Cedar has a variety of uses from fence posts, shingles, and cabin logs, to fragrant and medicinal…

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Webinar: Engaging Women Landowners in Discussions of Silvicutlure (and Forestry!)

October 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Register today! We'll have more information and an event flyer to share soon! Webinar start time is: 1:00 ET/12:00 CT/11:00 MT/10:00 PT. Please allow extra time ahead of this if you have not used zoom before. Join UMN Extension Forester Angela Gupta for this web-presentation and discussion about communicating with women woodland owners. Learn some quick and easy tips that can enable learning, trust and build relationships that can result in woodland management. Women are the focus because they're a…

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Flights for Bats!

October 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 31, 2019 @ 11:30 pm

Event flyer to download Please support this great Halloween themed event in Minnesota! As you know, our local forest bat population is being decimated by an imported fungal disease called White Nose Syndrome. Bats are extremely important predators of insect pests that attack our forests! These “Forest to Tap” craft breweries located in Minnesota’s north woods are stepping up to help save our forest bats. During International Bat Week October 24 – 31, a portion of the proceeds from each…

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Webinar: Introducing the Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative

October 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar

Thank you to all who joined the Guild as we hosted this webinar with our member Dr. Alexandra (Ali) Kosiba, Research Project Coordinator for the Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative and Staff Scientist for the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. View the full recorded webinar Download the presentation PDF The Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative (FEMC; www.uvm.edu/femc) is a small office located in Burlington, Vermont, that supports a much larger network of cooperators across the…

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November 2019

Bottomland Hardwood Learning Exchange

November 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - November 7, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Headquarters, 2000 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Registration closed ($25, dinner and snacks included) Agenda to download November 6: 11:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. with optional social and provided dinner from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. November 7 Field Tour: 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. This event qualifies for 9 SAF CFE category 1 credits. Meet day 1 at: the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Headquarters: 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 (Joe L. Herring room). Lodging: $100, on your own, first come, first served in a…

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Introduction to Women’s Chainsaw Safety

November 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Maine Youth Fish and Game Association Milford, ME + Google Map
$75

This event has been postponed. Registration is closed. Scholarships are available from Women of the Maine Outdoors. Event flyer to download and share This one-day course will introduce women to the fundamentals of safe chainsaw use. We’ll cover important topics such as personal protective equipment (PPE), how to maintain a safe saw, starting the saw, and the mechanics of safe body posture. Participants will have a chance to cut tree cookies, and will watch a tree-felling demonstration. This does not prepare participants…

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December 2019

Find A Forester Directory webinar (for Professional members)

December 10, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Register today! The Guild's Find-a-Forester Directory is a great tool for Professional members to spread the word about their services. However, our new directory is not being used to its full potential. If you are a Professional member or Retired Professional member who would like to be listed with full ability to show up in relevant search results, please join this webinar to learn how to complete your directory listing. We will run through a couple of examples together and…

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Forest Carbon Management and Climate Adaptation webinar

December 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Forest Adaptation Webinar Series Register now! NIACS and the Forest Stewards Guild are teaming up to offer a new webinar series focused on forests and climate change adaptation. The series will bring together scientists and managers to learn about and discuss emerging topics related to the effects of climate change on forest management, with a focus on forests in New England and New York. Each session will first explore the latest scientific information from someone actively researching the issue, followed…

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Collaborative Forest Restoration Program Annual Workshop

December 17, 2019 @ 7:30 am - December 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Hotel Albuquerque, 800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
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Register today! Hosted by the USDA Forest Service Region 3, the Collaborative Forest Restoration Program (CFRP) Annual Workshop brings together CFRP grant recipients, their partners and other stakeholders to share their experiences and discuss accomplishments, challenges, and strategies to overcome barriers to the implementation of collaborative forest restoration projects. The workshop also provides an opportunity to explore ideas for future CFRP projects. CFRP grants can be used for forest restoration and small diameter tree utilization projects on or on any…

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January 2020

Assisted Migration webinar

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Forest Adaptation Webinar Series Register now! Flyer of webinars in the series for download NIACS and the Forest Stewards Guild are teaming up to offer a new webinar series focused on forests and climate change adaptation. The series will bring together scientists and managers to learn about and discuss emerging topics related to the effects of climate change on forest management, with a focus on forests in New England and New York. Each session will first explore the latest scientific…

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