New England Society of American Foresters - Keeping forest ecosystems healthy and intact, managing the effects of natural and human forces on the forests

Meetings - Annual Winter Meeting

The New England SAF holds a society-wide Annual Meeting each year, hosted by the member Divisions on a rotating basis. Each meeting has a theme, and includes a technical program and business meeting. 

2014 Spring: Resources, Resilience, Renewal, Restoration

 Meeting Program  

 Complete Meeting Information

March 25 - 27, 2014, Nashua, NH

Reservation Information

Online (small, tiny $1.50 reg. fee), or via printed, mailed form (Checks payable to NESAF Winter Meeting)
Mail completed registration form and payment to:
Jennifer Hushaw, Innovative Natural Resource Solutions, LLC
20-220 Depot St, Suite 3
Peterborough, NH 03458
Worth mentioning: Pre-registration is highly encouraged. Walk-ins cannot be guaranteed meals or other refreshments. 
Register Early: The fee schedule is most beneficial to those who register by February 25th.

Sponsor, Exhibitors & Raffle

Reserve exhibitor space, be a sponsor or donate raffle items- Contact Harold Cook (email) , (603) 496-5757, (603)323-7114

Poster & Flash Talk Information - deadline extended to February 25

Poster and Flash Talk Submission & Guidelines

Alumni Socials

The time set aside for Alumni Socials is Wednesday, March 26th at 7:00 PM. Anyone interested in reserving space for their Alumni Social should contact Susan Francher at 603-271-2214.

Lodging and Venue

Radisson Hotel, Nashua - A block of rooms is held under the group name New England Society of American Foresters at the Radisson Hotel Nashua.

  • Single and double room rate is $99/night + 9% NH room tax.
  • Reserve your room by calling (603) 579-3256.
  • Reservation cut-off date is March 10, 2014.


 CFE and CEU Credits

March 25: 4.0 SAF CFEs category I and 1.5 CT CEU
March 26: 6.0 SAF CFEs category I and 2.0 CT CEUs
March 27: Various, See agenda for SAF CFE and CT CEU

Planning Committee

Contact information for the Planning Committee.





2013 Spring: What's in Your Woods?
Meeting Program & Detailed Tour Itineraries (5/11/2013) May 15 - 17, 2013, Bethel, ME
Call for Presentations Lodging Information: Sunday River Resort

New! Sponsor and/or Exhibitor Registration  Questions? 
Contact Ron Lemin for additional details.

Online Registration
Hardcopy Registration -

Dirty Boots Quiz Bowl - fun for all.

To make reservations contact the Reservation Department directly: (800) 207-2365.  Please request the NESAF room rate for the "NESAF 93 Annual Meeting 2013"
The group rates are available until April 15, 2013.

Rates are as follows:
Inn - Standard Unit $79.00
Summit - Standard Unit $94.00
Summit - Studio Deluxe Unit $94.00
Summit - 1 Bedroom Superior $124.00

2013: Common Ground Found?  Revisiting the Findings and Recommendations of the Northern Forest Lands Council - Joint NYSAF/NESAF
Meeting Program  January 29 - February 1, 2013, Saratoga Hilton, NY
Awards Recipients


2012: Local Forests, Local Markets, Local Services and Benefits
Meeting Program  April 4-6 2012, UMass Campus Center, Amherst
Awards Recipients  
2011: Forestry - The Original Green Profession March 30 - April 1, 2011
Meeting Program   
Awards Recipients  
Business Meeting Minutes (to be posted pending acceptance at 2012 meeting)  

2010: On Our Watch, Forests in Transition           

March 9 - March 11, 2010                                                                                           

Meeting Program  
Awards Recipients  
Business Meeting Minutes (to be posted pending acceptance at 2011 meeting)  

2009: Bio: Mass, Fuels, Products, Diversity: Resource Management in a Changing World 

March 17-20, 2009, Portland, ME

Meeting Program

 Presentation(click on pdf to view file):

Business Meeting Minutes Awards Banquet Guest Speaker Roger Milliken
Press Release - Keynote Speakers Press Release - Integrity in Conservation Award

2008: Finding Common Ground February 27-29, Saratoga Springs, NY
Meeting Program
Business Meeting Minutes
Presentations(click on pdf to view file):
Birdsey (719 KB) Hawes (154 KB) MacDicken (86 KB) Smith (372 KB)
2007: Cycles In Forestry March 21-23, Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT

Meeting Program
Business Meeting Minutes

 2006: Race for the Resources  April 4-6, Nashua, NH
Meeting Program
Business Meeting Minutes
Open Space Breakout Session Summaries (click to view pdf):
Career Changes for New England Foresters (12 KB) Disconnect Between Young People and Natural Resources (22 KB)
New England Forests 2100 (13 KB) Biomass in Southern New England (16 KB)
Certification for Small Landowners (16 KB) Parcelization and Sawmill Wood Procurement (12 KB)
Professional Forester License Reciprocity (20 KB)  

2005: Change Forests, Challenging Times

March 15-18, So. Portland, ME

Business Meeting

2004: Forestry Across Borders March 23-26, Quebec City, Quebec Business Meeting
2003: Private Lands, Public Benefits March 17-20, Burlington, VT Business Meeting
2002: 82nd Annual Meeting  March 26-28, Manchester, NH Business Meeting
2001: 81st Annual Meeting March 14-16, So. Portland, ME Business Meeting

2000: New England Foresters: 100 Years Young

 March 22-24, Lowell, MA Business Meeting
1999: Forestry Practice and Technology for the New Millenium  March 23-25, Burlington VT Business Meeting
1998: 78th Annual Meeting  March 24-26, Manchester NH Business Meeting

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