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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

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
2018 Events
13 September
Michigan Forest Association Board Meeting
13 September, Naubinway or Newberry
Contact:  Lisa Parker or Deb Huff at info@michiganforests.org or 517-816-7879.
14-15 September
Michigan Forest Association Annual Meeting
14-15 September, Engadine, Hiawatha Sportsman's Club           More Information
Contact:  Deb Huff at info@michiganforests.org or 517-816-7879.
11-12 October
MSAF Fall Conference
Procurement and Products in the Lower Peninsula

11-12 October, Grayling, Kirtland Community College
Contact:  Brett Kuipers at brett.kuipers@gmail.com or Nick Sanchez at nick.sanchez@minacdnet.net   
9 November
Michigan Forest Association Board Meeting
9 November, Hartwick Pines
Contact:  Lisa Parker or Deb Huff at info@michiganforests.org or 517-816-7879.
2019 Events
13-15 March
Joint Michigan Fish and Wildlife Conference
13-15 March.  Gaylord                                                                    Call for Papers
Submission deadline 1 June 2018
Matt Ihnken matthew_ihnken@fws.gov or Jan-Michael Hessenauer hessenauerj1@michigan.gov

Links to other forestry event calendars.

Michigan Society of American Foresters
Michigan Forest Products Council

Michigan Tree Farm Program






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