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




  Forest Stewardship Workshops-2020


Forest Stewardship Planning Workshops


For Loggers

MLA in Kalispell

May 27-29, 2020  (new date)

Register through MLA


For Landowners

(20 ownerships per class)   

Is Your Preferred Workshop Full??  Get on a waitlist and check out the 2021 Workshop survey below.

Informational Brochure

Governor Bullock state shut down - updates will be given as they are recieved from the Governor and in turn from MSU.  As each workshop dates approach, participants will be given updates relating date/location changes and given options for attendance and alternatives.  


Tentative locations for 2021 Forest Stewardship Workshops



Columbia Falls




2021-about one a month from May - September

2021 are in the process of being scheduled.   Also, complete the 2021 workshop survey below to be informed when registraiton opens.


2021 Forest Stewardship Workshop survey

Interested in a Forest Stewardship workshop?  Help us plan for 2021 and into the future

1.  Help us determine 2021 and future workshop locations and and be one of the first to receive registration information.  Complete a quick survey of locations you might like to attend a workshop.  Survey

2.  If you have 10 or more landowners in an area who would like to attend a workshop, contact Cindy Peterson and we will consider having a workshop there in an upcoming year.

406-243-4706 (Cindy) or 406-243-2773 (Christina) or

2021 Schedule and registration will be posted near the end of 2020


Master Forest Steward Workshops


Slash Pile Burning Practicum


week of 16-20

to be announced

Registration will be out once a location and date is set


Windbreaks and Shelterbelts




Forestry MiniCollege

  Forestry MiniCollege

March 13, 2021


University of Montana-Missoula



Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp


Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp

July 18-23, 2021

Lubrecht Experimental Forest

Camp Application (available fall)

Camp Poster (availablefall)


Montana Project Learning TreeĀ®  (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 Cindy Peterson at 406-243-4706 or 

We can offer OPI units as well as Early Childhood Program credits for our workshops.


PLT Facilitator Training

For those interested in becoming a resource for professional development, providing teacher trainings, and have a passion for environmental education.  Learn to host a Walk in the Forest on a Family Forest.  Become a PLT facilitator.

1.5 day training

Friday evening and Saturday

Well be rescheduled when Montana is reopened, likely in the fall of 2020

Columbia Falls & Kalispell Area

To be rescheduled due to Covid-19




Project Learning Tree/Growing Up Wild Educator Workshop

January 23, 2021


Great Falls

Information and Registration will be posted by October 



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Other Events/Conferences/Workshops


Study Tours

  Germany Forest, Culture and History Study Tour 

May 16-29, 2021

Postponed till May 2022 (last two weeks)

Bavaria and Thuringen, Germany

Trip Information