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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  
1 April
Application Deadline for the Commercial Forest Program    More Information
30 April
Application Deadline for NRCS Conservation Planning      More Information
1 September
Application Deadline for the Qualified Forest Program       More Information
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.
22-23 September
Michigan Forest Association / Tree Farm Annual Meeting - Woodlands and Water
22-23 September, East Tawas, Tawas Bay Beach Resort            More Information
Contact:  Karen Potter-Witter - karen@anr.msu.edu or Kayti Brinkman - kaytlyn@martellforestry.com
14 October
Forest Management Workshop Two-part Series
29 September - 1 October, Delton, Circle Pines Center                 More Information                                        
10-12 November, Delton, Circle Pines Center
Contact:  info@circlepinescenter.org
14 October
Michigan Chapter of the Walnut Council Field Day
14 October, 9:00-3:00, Augusta, Kellogg Experimental Forest
Contact:  Mike Jones at skpjones@aol.com or 269-377-6199
25 October
Lichen Heaven
25 October, 6:30-8:00, Traverse City, Boardman River Nature Center
Presentation by Julie Jones Medlin, retired biology professor from Northwestern Michigan College
Contact:  Kama Ross at kama.ross@macd.org or 231-256-9783
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






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