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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 10 July, 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
Michigan Mass Timber Workshop
Michigan Forest Biomaterials Institute
                                                                 More Information
25 July, Grand Rapids, Grand Valley State, Eberhard Center
Cost:  $25-$85  
Science & Management of Ash Forests After Emerald Ash Borer
25-27 July, Duluth, The Inn on Lake Superior                                                                 Flyer     Website     #SMAshEAB
Contact:  Nam Jin Noh at
Stream Crossing Permit Training
With DEQ and DNR

27 July, 8:00-4:00, Wetmore, Munising Town Hall 
Contact:  Matt Watkeys at or 906-228-8871 x128
Stream Crossing Permit Training
With DEQ and DNR

28 July, 8:00-4:00, Alberta, Ford Forestry Center  
Contact:  Matt Watkeys at or 906-228-8871 x128
Marketing Practices for Forest Products Industry
24 August, Grand Rapids, cabinet, millwork, and furniture
25 August, Gaylord, sawmills and other forest product businesses
Contact:  Dave Neumann at       
Tree Farm Field Day - Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
11 August, Hoffmaster State Park
Contact:  Ben Savoie at at the Barry Conservation District
Great Lakes Logging Expo
Great Lake Timber Professionals Association
7-9 September, Escanaba                                                                                               More Information
Forestry Field Day
9 September, Interlochen Center for the Arts
Contact:  Kama Ross at
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 Annual Meeting - Woodlands and Water
22-23 September, East Tawas, Tawas Bay Beach Resort      . . .      More to come!

Contact:  Karen Potter-Witter - or Kayti Brinkman -
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
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             Draft Agenda
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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This website is maintained by Bill Cook, Michigan State University Extension Forester in the Upper Peninsula.  Comments, questions, and suggestions are gratefully accepted. 
Last update of this page was 10 July, 2017 .


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