Minnesota SAF held a joint meeting with the Minnesota Chapter of the American Fisheries Society in Duluth on February 1-3, 2016. Their theme was “Watershed Thinking: Healthy Forests for Healthy Fisheries.” Some of the presentations from that conference have been posted online at 2016 Annual Meeting MNAFS-SAF (click on the topics that appear blue).
The minutes for the January 22, 2016 Wisconsin SAF executive committee meeting are now available online. One of the items of business was a discussion of the national SAF convention that Wisconsin will be hosting on November 2-6, 2016 in Madison. The meeting theme is “Our Transcontinental Land Ethic: Exploring Differences that Unite Us.” Read […]
Wisconsin SAF congratulates three members who have achieved Golden membership status. Paul Pederson (Chippewa Chapter), Paul Litwin (Fox River Valley Chapter), and Fred Lintelmann (Mid-Wisconsin Chapter) have each been members of the Society of American Foresters for fifty years. Certificates and pins will be presented to these three members recognizing the accomplishment.
Wisconsin SAF recently joined the Wisconsin Young Forest Partnership (WYFP), a statewide effort to increase the amount of young forest to benefit wildlife, people and forest health and diversity in the Badger State. The concept guiding the WYFP is to create fresh habitat for woodcock and golden-winged warblers, and more than 60 species of wildlife […]
Watch your local PBS listings in April for a television special titled “America’s First Forester: Carl Schenck and the Ashville Experiment.” This one-hour documentary looks at the role Carl Schenck, the German forester who began the first forestry school in the US and managed the Biltmore estate forests, played in American conservation history. The Forest […]