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Meetings & Events

In a continuing effort to provide services to the forestry and natural resource community, this calendar is intended to list meetings from all natural resource disciplines that may have an impact on forest management. If you know of a meeting that should be posted on this calendar, please contact Bill Cook at   Your cooperation in listing meetings will be appreciated!   For more "public" oriented programs, try the Michigan Forest Pathways website.

Last updated 18 September, 2017

Forest Management Advisory Council
to the Michigan DNR

Schedule on the DNR Website, along with notes and other data
Upper Peninsula Citizen's Advisory Councils
to the Michigan DNR

Schedule on the DNR Website, along with notes and other data
State Forest Public Participation DNR Forestry website   Compartment Review Schedule             Open House Schedule SFI SFE 2017 Training Schedule   Click here
Contact: Scott Robbins at
Project Learning Tree Sessions - http:///
Contact: Ada Takacs at
  2017 Dates (all times are eastern standard time unless otherwise posted or the web guy messed-up)
Application Deadline for the Qualified Forest Program
1 September                                                                                   More Information
Application Deadline for the Commercial Forest Program
1 April                                                
More Information
Application Deadline for NRCS Conservation Planning
30 April                                                                                            More Information
Land Inheritance / Ties to the Land Workshop
16 September, Traverse City, Grand Traverse Conservation District
Contact:  Kama Ross at
Hardwood Lumber Grading Short Course
Lake States Lumber Association
18 September, Pewamo, Devereaux Sawmill                                                               More Information
Cost:  $200 (member), $300 (non-member), deadline 7 September
Contact:  Scott Bowe at    
Michigan Forest Association Board Meeting
22 September, East Tawas, as part of the MFA annual meeting
Contact:  Lisa Parker or Deb Huff at or 517-816-7879
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 - or Kayti Brinkman -
Forest Management Workshop Two-part Series
29 September - 1 October, Delton, Circle Pines Center                                            More Information
10-12 November, Delton, Circle Pines Center
Forestry Road Stream Crossing DEQ Permit Application Training
4 October, 9:00-4:00, Grayling, Hartwick Pines State Park
Matt Kleitch, DEQ,, 989-619-2443
CFE credits - 5.5 hours . . . SFE credits - 4.0 hours
MSAF Fall Conference - Foresters for Fish! (Part Deux)
The Connections Between Forests, Clean Water, and Fish Habitat

5-6 October, Grayling, Ramada Inn
Contact:  Mike Smalligan at or 517-284-5884             Registration Form
Michigan Chapter of the Walnut Council Field Day
14 October, 9:00-3:00, Augusta, Kellogg Experimental Forest
Contact:  Mike Jones at or 269-377-6199
Lake States Fire Consortium Webinars -
19 October, 2:00, Wildlife Implications Across Snag Treatment Types in Jack Pine Stands of Upper Michigan
16 November, 2:00, CanFIRE: Predicting Fire Behavior and Fire Effects

21 December, 2:00, Three LSFSC Intern Project

18 Januaryr, 2:00, Prescribed Fire in Pine Stands, Tree Mortality, and the Response of Insects and Pathogens
15 February, 2:00, Quantification of Understory Fuels in Superior National Forest Using LiDAR Data
15 March, 2:00, Monitoring the Response of Moose to Large Fires in Minnesota
19 April, 2:00, Northeast Wisconsin Northern Dry Forest and Pine Barrens Project
MACD Fall Convention
1-3 November, Bellaire, Shanty Creek Resort                                                              More Information
Michigan Forest Association Board Meeting
3 November, Hartwick Pines State Park
Contact:  Lisa Parker or Deb Huff at or 517-816-7879.


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Last update of this page was 18 September, 2017 .


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