Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Click here for agenda, speakers, location, and registration instructions for the 2022 Shimek State Forest Fall Forestry Field Day!

Learn more about Shimek State Forest at this link. 

Pregame by viewing the 2020 Shimek State Forest VIRTUAL Fall Forestry Field Day at this link.

Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Experience Yellow River State Forest and beautiful Allamakee County, Iowa, at one of Iowa's largest field forestry educational events. Learn practical and science-based woodland stewardship techniques and network with forestry professionals with the Iowa DNR, Iowa State Extension and Outreach, private forestry consultants, and more. Topics include tree planting tips and techniques (e.g., selecting adequate stock), forest assessment, and a new session on forest soils!

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Specific event details, agenda, and registration instructions coming soon - check this page frequently. 

For general program/content information, see this press release.

Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

This FREE event will allow participants to experience an exceptional forested property in Washington County, Iowa.

Topics to be covered include: Forest establishment through direct seeding (new and +25 year-old plantings); addresssing streambank erosion in forested areas, and establishment and management of pollinator habitat. Speakers include forestry professionals with the Iowa DNR, ISU Extension and Outreach, private forestry consultants, and IWOA members - and represents an unique networking opportunity with professionals and other forest stewards.