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


Stewardship logo         Forest Stewardship Workshops 

What will I learn?

  • Forest ecology 
  • Fire and insect management for resilience
  • Wildlife habitat enhancement
  • Understory & range management
  • Forest assessment & maintenance
  • How to write a Forest Stewardship Management Plan
  • Where to go for help….. And much more!

Forest Stewardship Planning Workshops


For Loggers

Location: MT Logging Association in Kalispell

This is the introductory course required for attaining Accredited Logging Professional (ALP) certification.  Forest workers learn about all things forestry, then build upon this base through advanced courses.  Content includes forest ecology, fire and insect management for resilience, wildlife habitat enhancement, understory & range management, forest assessment & maintenance, how to write a Forest Stewardship Management Plan, where to go for help….. and much more!

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                  (FULL! Registration CLOSED) 

Bozeman         May 23-24 & 31               (FULL! Registration CLOSED) 

Kalispell           July 11-12 & 19               (FULL! Get on waitlist

Eureka             July 25-26 & August 2     (4 Spots)

Condon            Sept. 5-6 & 13                   (2 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 


Tentive Future Dates

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


University of Montana Campus





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






PLTlogoMontana Project Learning Tree®  (PLT)


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.


MLA logo              MLA Workshops        

  Please see the MLA Website  

Other Events/Conferences/Workshops


Montana Tree Farm Annual Meeting and Tour 

September 28, 2024




Women in the Woods Workshop 

Questions contact Ashley Machis at 406-542-4246 or [email protected].


October 4-6, 2024

Lubrecht Forest

Greenough, MT


Montana Forest Counties Summit Annual Workshop

More details to come

October 30-31, 2024

Hilton Garden Inn

Missoula, MT


Windbreaks and Shelterbelts