Events

Welcome to the Massachusetts Forest Alliance Events Calendar!

Here you can easily navigate the calendar below to view MFA events, meetings and workshops. In addition to MFA sponsored events, we also list other workshops and meetings hosted by third party organizations relevant to our membership. To find out more about an event, simply click on it for complete details. To search events by category, click on the ‘Categories’ button to select which categories to turn on and off.

Jan
27
Tue
Managing Woodlands for Wildlife Program @ Franklin Land Trust
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Join DCR Service Forester Fletcher Clark and Mass Wildlife Habitat Biologist Marianne Piche for a short talk about how landowners can manage their woodlands for wildlife habitats.

RSVP to Linda Alvord by January 19th at 413 625-9151 or email lalvord@Verizon.net

Jan
28
Wed
Attracting Swallows to Conservation Land program @ Franklin Land Trust
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Local expert Mara Silver will lead the first session of a three part series about the natural history and conservation efforts of two familiar birds: Cliff Swallows and Barn Swallows

Please RSVP to Josh Morse at 413 625-9151 by January 23rd, or email jmorse@franklinlandtrust.org

Feb
5
Thu
Timber Tax Update for 2014 Taxes
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Forest Service tax expert Linda Wang will provide an update on how to report revenues received and expenses incurred from forest management activities in 2014 on your 2014 income tax returns.

To join the webinar, go to http://www,forestrywebinars.net/webinars/timber-tax-update-for-the-2014-tax-year

Feb
9
Mon
Review Your Management Plan webinar @ online
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The American Tree Farm System will hold a Review Your Management Plan webinar for Tree Farmers on February 9th from 2 to 3 pm.  Andrew Fast from New Hampshire Extension will present the webinar, which will explain the importance of management plans and what Tree Farmers may need to do to keep theirs up to date and in compliance with the new 2015-2020 Tree Farm Standards.

Feb
10
Tue
MFA Board of Directors Meeting @ Massachusetts Forest Alliance
Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The MFA Board of Directors will hold its monthly meeting at the MFA office in Marlborough on Tuesday, February 10th from 2 to 4 pm. MFA members are welcome to attend board meetings. Please send an email to Annette@massforestalliance.org if you wish to attend an upcoming board meeting.

Feb
20
Fri
Project Learning Tree Workshop @ Quinsigamond State Park
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Massachusetts Project Learning Tree will hold an Environmental Experiences Workshop for Early Childhood Educators aimed at teachers for grades from prekindergarten to 8th grade at Quinsigamond State Park in Worcester on February 20th from 9:30 am to 3 pm.  A teacher handbook and other educational materials will be provided to participants.

Cost for the workshop is $35 and participants should register by February 13th.  For information, call Gini Traub at 413 584-6788 or email gini.traub@state.ma.us

Feb
25
Wed
Tree Farm Standards 101 webinar @ online
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sarah Crow, the American Tree Farm System’s Senior Director of Certification will review the new 2015-2020 Tree Farm Standards for Sustainability and how they apply to Tree Farms

Mar
10
Tue
MFA Board of Directors meeting @ TD Bank
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The MFA Board of Directors will hold its monthly meeting on March 10, 2015 at TD Bank in Orange at 2 pm

Mar
17
Tue
Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium @ Fisher Museum, Harvard Forest
Mar 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Harvard Forest will hold its annual Forest Ecology Symposium at the Fisher Museum on March 17, 2015 from 9 am to 5 pm.

Mar
21
Sat
Project Learning Tree Workshop @ Brookwood Community Farm
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Massachusetts Project Learning Tree will hold an Early Childhood Experiences workshop for pre-Kindergarten educators at the Brookwood Community Farm in Canton from 10 am to 1 pm.

For information, call Gini Traub at 413 584-6788 or email gini.traub@state.ma.us