The Guild welcomes individuals who support and share its mission and principles. Please join us by becoming a member!

The Forest Stewards Guild is a professional organization of forest stewards, associated natural resource professionals, and affiliates who are passionate about restoring and sustaining the integrity of our forests while meeting the needs of the communities that rely on them. All Guild members share a love of forests, and professional members are actively involved in land management.

The benefits of Forest Stewards Guild membership are:

All Members:

  • A career network of principles-based professionals and organizations.
  • Opportunities to participate in working groups and develop and endorse policy initiatives.
  • Access to and participation in research that advances excellent forestry.
  • Professional development opportunities (workshops, field sessions, etc.).
  • Discounted registration fees for Guild national and regional meetings.
  • Invitations to free webinars on new research.
  • Learning through Forest Wisdom, Across the Landscape, and other Guild publications.
  • Email announcements of coming events, news, and other items of interest.
  • Inspiration from seeing excellent silviculture and stewardship in practice.
  • Satisfaction from supporting an organization with values and ethics of which you can be proud.
  • Click here to join the Forest Stewards Guild.

Professional Members:

  • Voting rights to elect the Guild's Membership & Policy Council.
  • Eligibility to serve on the Guild’s Membership & Policy Council.
  • Opportunity to participate in the Forest Stewards Guild Model Forest program.
  • Click here to join as a Professional Member