Maryland / Delaware Division Allegheny SAF
Contact Matthew Hurd, Division Chair, for more information about the Maryland / Delaware Division or upcoming events.
A Message from the Chair
Forests. Resources. Communities.
The Society of American Foresters has a mission to advance sustainable management of forest resources through science, education, and technology; to enhance the competency of its members; to establish professional excellence; and to use our knowledge, skills, and conservation ethic to ensure the continued health, integrity, and use of forests to benefit society in perpetuity.
Locally, our division has strived to meet that mission by hosting events that appeal to all forestry professionals and encompass a wide range of forestry topics. It is my goal as Chair to see this continue and have us include more college students and licensed tree care experts. Our meetings now provide SAF Continuing Forestry Education Credits, ISA Certified Arborist CEU's, Maryland Department of Agriculture Pesticide CEU's, and Maryland Licensed Tree Expert CEU's. Providing these credits allows us to open our meetings to other natural resource professionals and expose them to forestry in Maryland and Delaware, while benefitting their careers. I urge our membership to assist me in this mission by inviting new people to our meetings. Together, we have a lot to offer and through education and networking, all of our professions will grow.
If you are not a member, I encourage you to JOIN SAF NOW. Please click the link below and view our membership levels. If you have any questions about joining SAF, please contact me or another member.
I look forward to seeing you at a future meeting,
Chair, Maryland/Delaware Society of American Foresters
Kirk Rodgers Fund
The Maryland Sustainable Forestry Council and the Maryland / Delaware Division of the Society of American Foresters are working to raise funds to name a trail and place a memorial plaque to honor the life and conservation work of Kirk Rodgers. The plaque will be placed on a stone base located at the entrance to the Fred W. Besley Demonstration Forest in Dorchester County. The naming of a hiking trail on a state forest tract in Kirks’ honor has also been proposed.
Maryland Delaware SAF Spring Training 2018
The Maryland/Delaware SAF Division will hold their 2018 Spring training event on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Holiday Inn Express Kent Narrows. The afternoon will feature a tour of the PRS Guitars factory tour.
NOTE: Travel to PRS will be on your own.
Holiday Inn Express Kent Narrows
1020 Kent Narrows Road, Grasonville, MD 21638
380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666
Agenda & Registration: click here
You can register online by clicking the buttons below.
NOTE: T-shirts cannot be shipped. You can pre-pay here and they will be available for pick-up at the next MD/DE SAF Division meeting.
Maryland/Delaware SAF Fall Meeting 2017
The Maryland/Delaware SAF Division held their 2017 Fall event on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Catonsville College Baltimore of County.
Agenda: click here
Aaron Cook of the Maryland Forest Service receives the 2017 Allegheny SAF Forester of the Year Award from Awards Chair Jonathan Kays at the 2018 Winter Training in Gettysburg, PA.