For more information and to register, click on an event or contact MSU Extension Forestry (406) 243-2773 or [email protected]


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Forest Stewardship Planning Workshops


For Loggers

Location: MT Logging Association in Kalispell

April 23 - 25, 2024


Register through MLA


For Landowners 

20 ownerships per workshop


2024 Forest Stewardship Workshop Locations

All workshops are Thursday-Friday and the following Friday

2024 Workshop Brochure

Register for a 2024 Forest Stewardship Workshop.

Frenchtown    May 2-3 & 10                   (10 Spots)

Bozeman         May 23-24 & 31               (FULL! Get on waitlist

Kalispell           July 11-12 & 19                (2 Spots)

Eureka             July 25-26 & August 2     (14 Spots)

Condon            Sept. 5-6 & 13                   (16 Spots)

If workshops are full, you can get on the waitlist to be contacted should an opening come up in the workshop you are interested in.

Cost: $150.00 per ownership








Interested in a Forest Stewardship workshop? Help us plan for 2025 and into the future.

1.  Interested in a Forest Stewardship workshop?  Help us plan for 2025 and into the future. Complete this short survey to get on the 2025 Forest Stewardship location interest list 

This information will help us determine 2025 and future workshop locations. Those on the survey will have an opportunity for early registration in 2025.

2.  If you have 10 or more landowners in an area who would like to attend a workshop it will be reconsidered so share this with your friends or neighbors.  

Contact us by phone: 406-243-2773 or by email: [email protected]





Master Forest Steward Workshops


Forestry MiniCollege


Forestry MiniCollege 


Future Dates

March 8th, 2025 •March 14th, 2026  •  Saturday, March 13, 2027

March 9, 2024

Deadline: Feb. 26th 

Fee: $40 per person

University of Montana Campus

Online Registration 

Printable Registration

Session Schedule 




none  Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp


Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp

(Youth ages from 14-18 and 13 if graduated from 8th grade)

Camp Director: Christina Oppegard, [email protected] or 406-243-2773

Interested in receiving information about camp? Sign up for our interest list


Future Camp Dates:             

July 13-18, 2025 • July 12-17, 2026  •  July 11-16, 2027                                                        

July 14-19, 2024

Deadline: July 1st 

Core Fee: $300.00



Lubrecht Experimental Forest






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Workshops requests:  If you have a group of 10 or more and desire to request a workshop for your group, school in-service, or conference contact Lexi Smith at 406-243-4706 or [email protected] 

We can offer OPI units as well as Early Childhood Program credits for our workshops.


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  Please see the MLA Website  

Other Events/Conferences/Workshops


Annual Landowner Conference

Registration information

April 19, 2024


Colonial Delta Helena Marriott Hotel Helena


Weed Control and Forest Management using chemicals and non-chemical measures 

April 20, 2024



Montana Tree Farm Annual Meeting and Tour 

September 28, 2024



Windbreaks and Shelterbelts