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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 cookwi@msu.edu.   Your cooperation in listing meetings will be appreciated!   For more "public" oriented programs, try the Michigan Forest Pathways website.

Last updated 24 May, 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 srobbins@michiganforest.com
Project Learning Tree Sessions - http:///www.michiganplt.org/workshops.htm
Contact: Ada Takacs at takacsa@michigan.gov
  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
   
Hardwood Lumber Grading Short Course
31 May - 2 June, Antigo (WI) Northcentral Technical College                                   More Information
MACD Summer Conference
5-6 June, Bay City, Doubletree-Riverfront                                                                    More Information
Contact:  Tammi Connell at tammi_MACD@outlook.com or 517-668-6029
Chainsaw Safety Workshop
10 June, 9:00-5:00, Wexford County
Contact:  Wexford Conservation District at 231-775-76981 x3
Teacher Forestry Program - Michigan Forest Association
19-23 June, Roscommon, DNR RAM Center                                                                More Information
Contact:  Georgia Peterson at petersog@msu.edu or Bill Botti at bottiw1@juno.com
Four Day Introduction fo Hardwood Lumber Grading
Northern Hardwood Lumber Association

19-22 June, Grayling, Monarch Millwork                                                                        More Information
Cost:  $400 (members)  $600 (non-member)
Tree Farm Field Day
23 June, Branch, Sweetwater Township Hall                                                                More Information
Please register by 19 June
Contact:  Joshua Shields at joshua.shields@macd.org  or Rick Lucas at rick.lucas@mi.nacdnet.net
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 nnoh@mtu.edu
Stream Crossing Permit Training
With DEQ and DNR

27 July, 8:00-4:00, Wetmore, Munising Town Hall 
Contact:  Matt Watkeys at matt.watkeys@mi.nacdnet.net or 906-228-8871 x128
Marketing Practices for Forest Products Industry
24 August, Grand Rapids, cabinet, millwork, and furniture
24 August, Gaylord, sawmills and other forest product businesses
Contact:  Dave Neumann at neumannd@michigan.gov       
Great Lakes Logging Expo
7-9 September, Escanaba                                                                                               More Information
Forestry Field Day
9 September, Interlochen Center for the Arts
Contact:  Kama Ross at kama.ross@macd.org
Land Inheritance / Ties to the Land Workshop
16 September, Traverse City, Grand Traverse Conservation District
Contact:  Kama Ross at kama.ross@macd.org
Michigan Forest Association Board Meeting
22 September, East Tawas, as part of the MFA annual meeting
Contact:  Lisa Parker or Deb Huff at info@michiganforests.org 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 - karen@anr.msu.edu or Kayti Brinkman - kaytlyn@martellforestry.com
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 smalliganm@michigan.gov or 517-284-5884             Draft Agenda
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.
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

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