Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference

The Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference is a 1-day educational program annually presented by extension educators at the University of Illinois and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This conference is designed specifically for forest landowners in the Midwest. Speakers present on a range of topics from traditional woodland management techniques, timber taxes, game and non-game wildlife management, to soils and soil erosion in woodlands. Non-timber forest products such as maple syrup production, raising ginseng, and mushrooms are also presented.

Concurrent sessions will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to manage woodlands using good stewardship principles

2020 Conference Information **Event Canceled**

This event has been canceled based on university action related to minimizing the spread of the COVID virus. 

The 2020 Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference will be held on on Saturday, March 14, at the Highland Community College Student Conference Center in Freeport, Illinois. 

Check out the 2020 conference agenda and list of presenters for more details about this year's event. Registration is $40 per person. Please use this link to register online by March 10. 

Conference Sponsorship

If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor for this conference please check back here as the conference date approaches. Over 450 private woodland owners will see your company and sponsors will have designated space in the vendors area.