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Webinars are a great way to extend knowledge across the sector. Leverage ForestEd to extend the reach of emerging science, technology, and other hot topics to the profession.

Webinars hosted by SAF Communities of Interest: APPLY TODAY!

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Live Virtual Events

Webinars Presented by Urban Wood Network, Inc.

All webinars at 1 PM ET. Webinar titles subject to change. 

January 10 - We Are the Urban Wood Network Inc.

February 14 - Life of an Urban Tree - We All Play a Part in Urban Wood Utilization

March 13 - Developing and Improving your Urban Wood Business

April 10 - NHLA: An Urban Wood Resource

May 8 - How Anatomical Features of Urban Wood Create Unique Designs

June 12 - Building an Urban Wood Business: Where to Start and How to Thrive

July 10 - Different Materials to Incorporate into Urban Wood

August 14 - Second Life of an Urban Tree - Work Competitively in Collaboration

September 11 - Urban Wood and the Climate

October 9 - Success Stories: How Do I Use My Tree?

November 13 - Funding, Grants, and Investors

December 11 - USRW Standards

Building an Urban Wood Business

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Danny Torres shares his lessons on how he reached success as a new business owner, challenges he faced, and lessons learned in successfully marketing and growing an urban wood business.

Member: $10 // Non-member: $15

1.0 Category 1 CFE // ISA CEUs Available

LIVE on June 12, 2024 at 1 pm ET

Forest Pollinator Webinar Series - 3rd Thursdays at 3 PM ET

All webinars at 3 PM ET. Webinar titles subject to change. 

February 15 - Forest Management Practices to Enhance Wild Pollinators in Southern Pine Forests

March 21 - The Role of Managed Conifer Forests in Supporting Native Bee Communities in the Pacific Northwest

April 18 - How Forest Restoration Diversifies Pollination Networks Across Multiple Systems

May 16 - The Role of Management in Structuring Pollinator Communities of Forested Landscapes in the Eastern United States

June 20 - Effects of Landscape Context, Tree Composition, and Fire on Pollinators in Southeastern U.S. Forests

July 18 - Pollinators in the Woods? The Place of Wild Bees in a Changing Forested Landscape

August 15 - Restoring Bee Communities in Harvested Forests

September 19 - Bringing Forest Ecology to Bumble Bee Conservation

The Role of Management in Structuring Pollinator Communities of Forested Landscapes in the Eastern United States

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This webinar introduces a novel perspective of how to manage the natural landscape for robust pollinator communities that is derived through collaborations between land managers and academic researchers.

Member: FREE ($0) // Non-member: FREE ($0)

1.0 Category 1 CFE

LIVE on May 16, 2024 at 3 pm ET

SAF Community of Interest Webinar Wednesdays

Community of Interest Webinar Wednesdays - These are webinars hosted by SAF Communities of Interest. Keep checking back as new webinars are developed regularly.

February 28 - Exploring Cansiglio: 500 Years of Forestry in the Italian Prealps

April 24 - Decisions in Forestry: A Foundation from Indigenous Points of View

May 29 - Silviculture of Pioneer Forest

Silviculture of Pioneer Forest

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Join Brandon Kuhn, Chief Forester for Pioneer Forest, as he discusses the history and challenges of managing this uneven-aged forest.

Member: FREE // Non-member: $10

1.0 Category 1 CFE

LIVE on May 29, 2024 at 2 pm ET

On-Demand Virtual Learning

Take advantage of on-demand learning opportunities to fit your professional development into your schedule.

Recorded Webinars

How Anatomical Features of Urban Wood Create Unique Designs

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This webinar explains urban wood anatomical features and how their beauty translates into marketing and sales.

Member: $10 // Non-member: $15

1.0 Category 1 CFE // ISA CEUs Available

Accessible through May 8, 2025

Decisions in Forestry: A Foundation from Indigenous Points of View

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Hear from panelists about unique approaches to sustainable land management, the cultural importance with the ecosystem, and the role certifications play in their forest management.

Member: FREE // Non-member: $10

1.0 Category 1 CFE

Accessible through April 24, 2025

How Forest Restoration Diversifies Pollination Networks Across Multiple Systems

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This webinar analyzes how pollinators respond to various aspects of forest restoration.

Member: FREE ($0) // Non-member: FREE ($0)

1.0 Category 1 CFE

Accessible through April 18, 2025

NHLA: An Urban Wood Resource

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This webinar will present how the National Hardwood Lumber Association can be a valuable resource for urban wood manufacturers and users.

Member: $10 // Non-member: $15

1.0 Category 1 CFE // ISA CEUs Available

Accessible through April 10, 2025

The Role of Managed Conifer Forests in Supporting Native Bee Communities in the Pacific Northwest

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This webinar will introduce attendees to native bees and their ecology, and discusses recent research findings aimed at understanding how they respond to wildfire and timber harvest.

Member: FREE ($0) // Non-member: FREE ($0)

1.0 Category 1 CFE

Accessible through March 21, 2025

Developing and Improving your Urban Wood Business

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This webinar will provide attendees with guidance on how to establish (or refine) a business model in order to ensure a successful urban wood business.

Member: $10 // Non-member: $15

1.5 Category 1 CFE // ISA CEUs Available

Accessible through March 13, 2025

Exploring Cansiglio: 500 Years of Forestry in the Italian Prealps

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This webinar showcases how forest management and forest science has changed over the past 500 years with shifting technology, demands, and management paradigms.

Member: FREE // Non-member: $10

1.0 Category 1 CFE

Accessible through February 28, 2025

First Life of a Tree - We All Play a Part in Urban Wood Utilization

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This webinar features a panel of experts as they discuss how they collaborate to maximize urban tree benefits, share their unique perspectives on urban wood, and explain their roles in the various lifecycle stages of an urban tree.

Member: $10 // Non-member: $15

1.0 Category 1 CFE // ISA CEUs Available

Accessible through February 14, 2025

Forest Management Practices to Enhance Wild Pollinators in Southern Pine Forests

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This webinar focuses on the multi-faceted interactions between forest management practices and wild pollinator populations and communities.

Member: FREE ($0) // Non-member: FREE ($0)

1.0 Category 1 CFE

Accessible through February 15, 2025

We are the Urban Wood Network Inc.

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This webinar introduces UWN and urban wood utilization as a sustainable, resilient, and enduring environmental solution to ecological, climate-oriented, economic, and societal challenges.

Member: $10 // Non-member: $15

1.0 Category 1 CFE // ISA CEUs Available

Accessible through January 10, 2025

FIA's New National-Scale Modeling System for Predicting Tree Volume, Biomass, and Carbon

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This webinar covers the new FIA national-scale modeling system for predicting tree volume, biomass, and carbon. 

Member: FREE // Non-member: $10

1.5 Category 1 CFE

Accessible through December 13, 2024

Year in Review - Sustainability and Forests

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This webinar recapped sustainability and forest certification success stories for 2023, provide lessons learned, and give projections of the year ahead.

Member: FREE // Non-member: $10

1.0 Category 1 CFE

Accessible through December 6, 2024

US Carbon Offset: Suppliers, Traders, and Buyers

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This webinar will inform you about newly launched carbon projects, carbon financing, and key lessons learned from global clients. 

Member: FREE // Non-member: $10

1.0 Category 1 CFE

Accessible through May 24, 2024

Short Courses

Forest Carbon Markets and Initiatives

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Grow your understanding of the relationship between forests, climate, and carbon initiatives such as carbon projects and markets in this short course provided in partnership with Michigan State University.

$175 Member // $220 Non-member

4.5 Category 1 CFEs

Registration open from March 1, 2024 through April 8, 2024. Course opens April 2, 2024.

Physical Science of Forests, Climate Regulation, and Carbon Storage

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Develop your foundational knowledge in the relationship between climate regulation, forests, and forest carbon in this short course provided in partnership with Michigan State University.

$175 Member // $220 Non-member

3.5 Category 1 CFEs

Registration open from March 1, 2024 through April 8, 2024. Course opens April 2, 2024.

Teaching Youth and Communities About Forests

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Strengthen your outreach and education efforts to youth as well as adult audiences using Project Learning Tree (PLT).

$49 Member // $79 Non-member

4 Category 2 CFEs

Migrating to ArcGIS Pro for Foresters: Basic Short Course

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Make the shift from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro with this course provided by Landmark Spatial Solutions.

$170 Member // $250 Non-member

4 Sections over 4 weeks, 50 registrant cap

7.5 Category 1 CFEs

Microcourses

A Forester's Ethics Guide to Aligning Community Good with Individual Virtue

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Gain valuable knowledge on formulating questions and developing insights about whether a management decision serves the welfare of a particular group, and how to hold the needs of the community together with your personal values.

$39 Member // $59 Non-member

2.0 Category 1 CFEs

A Forester's Ethics Guide to Thinking About Rights and the Greatest Good

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Dig into the hidden challenges within forestry’s primary directive including the sometimes-contested definition of what constitutes the good, how to think about harm, and exactly how long is the long-run?

$34 Member // $54 Non-member

1.0 Category 1 CFEs

Agroforestry: A Viable Land Management Option?

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Establish new fundamentals in your agroforestry know-how with this microcourse provided by Clemson Cooperative Extension.

Registration open now!

$34 Member // $54 Non-member

1.5 Category 1 CFEs

A Forester's Ethics Guide to Striking a Balance Between Rules and Relationships

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Learn to balance focusing on applying rational thought to moral and ethical problems with the relational landscape of a land management situation.

$34 Member // $54 Non-member

1.5 Category 1 CFEs

Conservation Districts as Forestry Partners

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Learn from conservation districts in Colorado and Maine how they can be vital forestry partners.

Registration open now!

$15 Member // $27 Non-member

0.5 Category 1 CFEs

Understanding Hardwood Log/Lumber Grades for Foresters: In the Field & at the Mill

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Get a crash course in hardwood lumber grading in this microcourse provided by Clemson Cooperative Extension.

Registration open now!

$24 Member // $39 Non-member

1 Category 1 CFEs

Virtual Workshops and Virtual Workshop Series

California Urban Wood Academy

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Gain a broader understanding of the ways that urban wood is being used for good rather than waste.

Free for SAF Members and Non-Members

5.5 Category 1 CFEs

Accessible through December 31, 2024

Herbicides Best Practices

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Equip yourself with best practices for using herbicides. Sponsored by Oregon Forest Resources Institute (OFRI).

FREE for Members // $30 Non-member

7.5 Category 1 CFEs