Welcome to the Forest Stewards Guild

Zander Evans, Guild Executive Director as of October 1, 2017

The Forest Stewards Guild welcomes Zander Evans, Director of Research and Programs as the new Executive Director, as of October 1, 2017.

Zander's work will build on that of the current Executive Director, Fred Clark. Fred, in turn, will become Senior Forester and remain actively involved with the Guild, particularly in our Lake States programs.

Wood Based Construction Seminar

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -
08:30 to 16:00

Promega Corporation, BioPharmaceutical Technology Center
5445 East Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711

Come explore how wood building systems are a sustainable, cost-effective solution for tackling modern design needs. The event will feature a tour of the Promega’s Crossroads, showcasing an innovative mix of glulam and crosslaminated timber.

The Forest Steward Guild is also hosting a policy forum for legislators on Thursday, September 21 at the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Guild Gatherings Coming to a Forest Near You

Summer is in full swing across the landscape, and the woods are alive with the sounds of Forest Stewards Guild Gatherings. In June, Guild members and friends from multiple cohorts gathered for a two-day field tour of Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge and the Dartmouth Second College Land Grant in northern New Hampshire.Mark your calendars now for these exciting Guild Gatherings coming to a forest near you!

Putting the Forest First

From Humboldt County, California, to Aroostook County, Maine, we are the stewards for America’s finest forests.

We invite you to join us.

From our beginnings over thirty years ago, the Forest Stewards Guild has recognized that maintaining healthy, productive forests is the best investment we can make in promoting the wellbeing of people and forest communities. Our work includes hands-on forest stewardship, education and training, research, policy advocacy, and promoting professional practice – all based on high ethical standards and our unique mission of “putting the forest first.”