2024 Yankee SAF Annual Meeting

Mar 01, 2024
9:30 AM - 2:45 PM

The Publick House
277 Main Street (Route 131)
Sturbridge, MA 01566

Yankee SAF Annual Meeting

Putting Climate-Informed Forestry into Practice


9:30 – 10:00 Registration and Refreshment

10:00 – 12:30   Morning Program

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’s Forests as Climate Solutions Initiative

  • Stephanie Cooper and Kurt Gaertner, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

NRCS Climate-Smart Practices: Opportunities for Landowners and Foresters

  • Todd Bobowick, Connecticut NRCS

Climate Resiliency and Equity in Urban Forestry

  • Beth Bernard, Connecticut DEEP
  • Tee Jay Boudreau, Rhode Island DEM

12:30 – 1:15    Gourmet Hot Buffet Lunch

1:15 – 1:45   Yankee SAF Business Meeting

  • including Outstanding Forester Award

1:45 – 2:45   Afternoon Program

Panel Discussion and Q&A with presenters, moderated by Yankee SAF leadership

Concluding Reflections

  • Paul Catanzaro, UMass Amherst

2:45   Conclude & distribute CFE/CEU certificates


Members = $60
Non0Members = $80

Questions? Please contact:

Christopher Riely
Yankee Division, Society of American Foresters
(401) 225-6135

Contact Us

To contact NESAF, please email the appropriate member of our Board of Directors. General questions can be directed to our Chair or the website administrator at webadmin@nesaf.org.


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54 Portsmouth Street
Concord, NH 03301