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. 


 2019: 99th NESAF Annual Winter Meeting

  March 27-29, 2019

 DoubleTree Hotel in South Burlington, VT


Meeting Program - (3/8/2019)

Register Online  - (you may register multiple people online)

Registration Form - (1/23/2019) 

Posters & Flash Talks


***The DoubleTree Hotel SAF Block has filled.  You may still be able to book a room there at a regular rate.
The following hotels are also within 1 mile of the event. 

Comfort Inn & Suites
3 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT

Trader Duke’s Hotel by Marriott
1117 Williston Road
South Burlington, VT

Holiday Inn
1068 Williston Road
South Burlington, VT

Best Western Windjammer
1076 Williston Road
South Burlington, VT

La Quinta
1285 Williston Road
South Burlington, VT


870 Williston Road, South
Burlington, Vermont
Please call the hotel to make reservations and state that you are attending the New England Society of American Foresters meeting.
Room Rates are as follows*:
Single: $115
Double: $115
Please reserve rooms by March 5, 2019
*This rate is also available 3 days before and after meeting dates.


 2018: New England Forest Stories:

 The People - The Management - The Technical Knowledge

 March 27-29, 2018 in Nashua, NH


Meeting Program - (3/21/18)



2017: Adapt. Adopt. Advance: Resiliency in Natural Resource Management

March 8-10, 2017 in Bangor, ME

Meeting Program - (3/4/2017)

Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration

Sponsor & Exhibitor Invitation Letter

Friday Field Tours Sign-Up (2/14/2017)

2016: Leadership and Innovation in New England Forestry

Meeting Program - updated 3/2/2016


Registration Form

Register Online!


Call for Poster and Fash Talks

Event Sponsors and Exhibitors

2015: Changing Silviculture in a Changing World

Meeting Program - updated 2/14

 Call for Posters & Papers 


2014: Resources, Resilience, Renewal, Restoration

 Meeting Program  

 Meeting Presentations


2013: What's in Your Woods?

Meeting Program & Detailed Tour Itineraries 


2013: Common Ground Found?  Revisiting the Findings and Recommendations of the Northern Forest Lands Council - Joint NYSAF/NESAF

Meeting Program 

Awards Recipients


2012: Local Forests, Local Markets, Local Services and Benefits

Meeting Program 

Awards Recipients


2011: Forestry - The Original Green Profession

Meeting Program 

Awards Recipients

Business Meeting Minutes (to be posted pending acceptance at 2012 meeting)


2010: On Our Watch, Forests in Transition           

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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