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Michigan Forestry Education Calendar

Events Are Labeled By Geographic Areas (Michigan is a BIG state) and listed in chronological order. Please let Bill Cook [cookwi@msu.edu] know about forest/forestry events that should be on this calendar.

Program or Event Links

WUP = western UP
CUP = central UP
EUP = eastern UP

NLP = northern LP
SLP = southern LP
State Forest Public Participation
DNR Forestry website           Compartment Review Schedule             Open House Schedule
Project Learning Tree Sessions - http:///www.michiganplt.org/workshops.htm
Contact: Ada Takacs at takacsa@michigan.gov

SFI SFE 2016 Training Schedule     
Contact: Scott Robbins at

  2017 Events  
Statewide 1 April Application Deadline for the Commercial Forest Program (past due)   More Information
Statewide 30 April Application Deadline for NRCS Conservation Planning (past due)     More Information
Statewide 1 September Application Deadline for the Qualified Forest Program                           More Information
10 June
Chainsaw Safety Workshop
10 June, 9:00-5:00, Wexford County
Contact:  Wexford Conservation District at 231-775-76981 x3
17 June
Understory Workshop
17 June, Benzie County, Misty Acres
Contact:  Kama Ross at kama.ross@macd.org
19-23 June
Teacher Forestry Program - Michigan Forest Association
19-23 June, Roscommon, DNR RAM Center                                                                More Information
Contact:  Georgia Peterson at petersog@msu.edu or Bill Botti at bottiw1@juno.com
23 June
Tree Farm Field Day
23 June, Branch, Sweetwater Township Hall                                                                More Information
Please register by 19 June
Contact:  Joshua Shields at joshua.shields@macd.org  or Rick Lucas at rick.lucas@mi.nacdnet.net
9 September
Forestry Field Day
9 September, Interlochen Center for the Arts
Contact:  Kama Ross at kama.ross@macd.org
16 September
Land Inheritance / Ties to the Land Workshop
16 September, Traverse City, Grand Traverse Conservation District
Contact:  Kama Ross at kama.ross@macd.org
NLP 14 September Michigan Forest Association Board Meeting
21 September, East Tawas, as part of the MFA annual meeting
Contact:  Lisa Parker or Deb Huff at info@michiganforests.org or 517-816-7879.
14-16 September
Michigan Forest Association Annual Meeting
21-22 September, East Tawas area      . . .      More to come!
3 November
Michigan Forest Association Board Meeting
3 November, Hartwick Pines State Park
Contact:  Lisa Parker or Deb Huff at info@michiganforests.org or 517-816-7879.

Links to other forestry event calendars.

Michigan Society of American Foresters
Michigan Forest Products Council

Michigan Tree Farm Program






TRAILER- This website was created by a consortium of forestry groups to help streamline information about forestry and coordinate forestry activities designed to benefit the family forest owner and various publics that make up our Michigan citizenry. This website is maintained by Bill Cook, Michigan State Extension Forester/Biologist. Direct comments to cookwi@msu.edu or 906-786-1575.

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