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June 2019

Stone Fence Farm Guild Gathering

June 7 @ 4:00 pm - June 8 @ 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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Multiage Forestry Group Spring Field Tour

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - June 14 @ 1:00 pm
Camp Twenty Recreation Area, See agenda for address California
$40

Register by June 6! Location: Meet at Camp Twenty Recreation Area on Highway 20, Fort Bragg, CA (see itinerary for details) Hosted by UC Cooperative Extension Event flyer to share with itinerary/agenda Join this field tour of current research at Jackson Demonstration State Forest, and some time for discussion over dinner and drinks on June 13. The tour focuses on recent and on-going multiage redwood forestry research at CAL FIRE’s demonstration forest. Jackson Demonstration State forest silviculture experiments have been ongoing…

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Forestry for Maine Birds Walk

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Somerset County Cooperative Extension, 7 County Dr.
Skowhegan, ME 04976
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Register today by contacting Jennifer Brockway, Somerset District Outreach Coordinator. Location: Somerset County Cooperative Extension, 7 County Dr.Skowhegan, ME 04976 Join us for a morning woods walk that introduces Forestry for Maine Birds. This approach integrates bird conservation into forest management and planning. You will learn how to: Improve habitat for priority forest birds and a variety of other wildlife species Take care of your woodland Work with other forest management goals Enhance the value and enjoyment of Maine woodlands This event…

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July 2019

Ash and Forestry Forum 2: Management within the Context of EAB

July 10 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
1958 Room, Sterling College, 16 Sterling Drive
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827
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$15

Register today! Cost includes lunch. This forum will offer a fresh approach to ash management in light of EAB. Our goal is to facilitate a discussion on the appropriate silvicultural responses to EAB in Vermont. We will look at the role of ash in our forests and how to manage for the forest, not the bug, but will also delve into the economic implications of ash management in the face of EAB. Guests from outside Vermont who have already dealt…

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August 2019

Creative Silviculture

August 5 @ 9:30 am - August 6 @ 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 @ 2:00 pm - August 16 @ 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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Webinar: Is This Endgame for Beech Trees?

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar

Register today! Title:  Is This Endgame for Beech Trees? Tracking Symptom Expression, Chronological Spread and Mortality Caused by Beech Leaf. Speaker: Dr. Constance Hausman, Plant and Restoration Ecologist, Cleveland Metroparks The Natural Areas Association invites you free of charge to this webinar. Beech leaf disease (BLD) poses an apparent threat to the survival of American beech trees (Fagus grandifolia) and the ecological health of the Eastern deciduous forests of North America. Affected trees exhibit symptoms including atypical leaf color and…

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September 2019

Climate Change and Adirondack Forests

September 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N
Newcomb, NY 12852
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Register by September 1 ($25) Full agenda Preparing for Climate Change Forest and natural resource managers face the tremendous challenge of developing and implementing management actions that help ecosystems respond to climate change. This session will: Provide information on the current and anticipated effects of climate change on the Adirondack region and its forests Describe resources and tools that can be used to integrate climate change into management Outline adaptation concepts and strategies in the context of sustainable forest management…

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Forestry for Resiliency and Perpetuity in Chimacum – Guild Gathering

September 13 @ 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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Flat Rock Fire Workshop

September 13 @ 1:00 pm - September 14 @ 4:30 pm
W.H. Miner Institute, 586 Ridge Road
Chazy, NY
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Claim your spot on the Saturday field trip - register today! Event flyer The North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, SUNY-Plattsburgh, and W.H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute are partnering to host a workshop on the 2018 wildfire and fire science research at Flat Rock State Forest in Altona, New York. The Flat Rock workshop includes: an afternoon fire science symposium, an evening community panel discussion, and a field trip (please pre-register for the Saturday…

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