Woodland Owner Webinar Series: Farms and Forests

Register January 13, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. CT Do you farm on your property and also have woods? Use the woods on your property to your advantage. Combining forestry and agriculture practices can help improve the environment around you while increasing the productivity of your land. This webinar will explain what agroforestry is and…

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Minnesota Forest Management and Wildlife Habitat Summit

Register ($50 SFEC members and students, $100 SFEC nonmembers. Includes exclusive access to recorded content.) December 8 – 10, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT Agenda CFE credits are pending. Originally planned as a large symposium modeled after our October 2017 event, this is offered by the University of Minnesota’s Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative…

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Woodland Owner Webinar Series: Forests for the Birds

Register November 18, 2020 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. CT (2:30 p.m. ET) Do you enjoy watching the birds in your yard? Would you like to help increase their population? Private lands play an important role in protecting bird habitat. Jared Elm from the Ruffed Grouse Society and Duane Fogard from American Bird Conservancy will talk…

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Women’s Chainsaw Safety Q&A (virtual)

Register November 14 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. ET Download event flyer This Q&A session is intended to provide a safe and welcoming learning environment for women who are new to chainsaws. We will answer your questions about: the fundamentals of women’s chainsaw safety including how to find well-fitting safety equipment, choosing the right saw for…

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Managing Forests for Carbon and Climate Change

Register November 12, 2020 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. ET Climate change, shifts in disturbance regimes, massive fragmentation and loss of forests, an increasing prevalence of non-native invasive insects, diseases, plants and animals have created considerable uncertainty around how to best care for our forests into the future. In response to these challenges, foresters, forest landowners…

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Women’s Woodland Paddle

Register ($40) August 22, 2020 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. CT Please join the St. Croix River Association and the UW-Madison Extension, Natural Resources Education Program for a casual and educational paddle at Clear Lake Park and Campground! This event is geared towards women who own woodlands and would like to learn more about woodland programs…

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Sustainable Forestry and Managing for Rare, Threatened, or Endangered Species

To Register contact Joe Kies by phone/text 715-459-1399 or email joseph.kies@domtar.com. 40 person maximum SAF and the Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association are hosting this joint meeting: July 29, 2020 12:30 – 7:00 p.m. CT Waushara WWII Veterans Memorial, 440 W. Main St., Wautoma, WI  54982 CE credits available as follows: SFI: 4 hrs. CE Credits…

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Flights for Bats!

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…

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

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…

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Restoration Forestry Guild Gathering: Bottomlands, Bluffs, and Birds

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…

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