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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  
22 March
Webinar - Wood Utilization Post-EAB:  An Update
22 March - 11:00, Jessica Simons, SE Michigan RC&D Council
12-13 April

Michigan SAF Conference - Managing Natural Resources in an Ever-changing Profession
12-13 April, LSSU, Sault Ste. Marie
Cost:  $90 (regular)                                                                         More Information    Agenda
Contact:  Tara Bal at tlbal@mtu.edu or 906-487-1898

19 April
Sustainable Forestry Conference
19 April, Florence (WI), Encore on Central                                     Brochure     Registration Form
Education credits all around!
Contact:  Wendy Gehlhoff at wgehlhoff@co.florence.wi.us
6 June
Michigan Forest Association Board Meeting
6 June, Trout Lake, VanDyke Residence
Contact:  Lisa Parker or Deb Huff at info@michiganforests.org or 517-816-7879.
18-19 June
Michigan-Finland Summit on Forest Bioproducts
18-19 June, Houghton                                                                   More Information
Contact:  Mark Rudnicki at mark@mifbi.org
19 June
Sustainable Forestry Conference
19 June, Florence, Encore on Center                                            More Information
Pre-registration only ($30)
Credits available, MI SFE, FISTA, SAF CFE
25-29 June

Forest Ecology and Management
National Conservation Training Center - USDI Fish & Wildlife Service
25-29 June, Corvallis, Oregon                                                       More Information
Contact:  Jennifer Ryan at jennifer_ryan@fws.gov

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
Contact:  Deb Huff at info@michiganforests.org or 517-816-7879.
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.

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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