Women Foresters Collaborative


Jul 01, 2022 - Jul 02, 2022
All Day

New England women in forestry related fields, both students and professionals, are invited to an overnight gathering.

Contact: (802) 275 – 6331 or  contact Tessa McGann

Option to explore HVNC Friday afternoon
3:00-4:00: Introductions
4:00-5:30: Forest immersion
5:30-6:30: Dinner (pizza)
6:30: Speaker Patty Cormier, Director of the Maine Forest Service, followed by an evening filled
with music and dancing—bring your own instruments for a jam session

Saturday morning
7:00-8:00 Breakfast (fruit, bagels, and yogurt)
8:00-10:00 – WaYS to Learn overview with Keyana Pardilla and tish carr
10:00-12:00 Sustainable Forestry tour with Hidden Valley Nature Center and Barrie Brusilla
(Check out this video for more background)
12:00-1:00 Lunch (sandwiches)
1:00-2:00 Goodbye circle and recap
2:00 Adjourn

Registration fee of $50*
*Student and early career professional provided with sliding scale payment
*Contributions over $50 will go toward scholarships for students and early career professionals
Registration form and payment information is here
Registration open until 6/17 or full capacity reached (limited to 40 participants)

Food will be provided for Friday evening, and Saturday morning and midday. Gluten-free and
vegan options available upon request

Limited availability for shared cabins and yurts
Ample tent camping
Please specify preference and accessibility needs during registration
All lodging requires a walk (<0.5 miles) to access, and attendees will need to bring their own

Please register by June 17 by filling out the form at this link:


This gathering is partially funded by a NESAF Forester’s Fund Grant.

Hidden Valley Nature Center
131 Egypt Road
Jefferson, ME 04348

Contact Us

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


New England Society of American Foresters
54 Portsmouth Street
Concord, NH 03301