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

State and local COVID-19 mandates:  updates will be given as they are received from the Governor and/or counties 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. If the number of participants is cut, those who register and pay earliest will have preference for attendance.  



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Forest Stewardship Planning Workshops


For Loggers

MLA in Kalispell

April 18-20, 2023

Register through MLA


For Landowners

2022 Brochure/Registration form

Complete the 2023 Forest Stewardship Workshop location interest


2023 Forest Stewardship Workshop Locations  

All workshops are Thursday-Friday and the following Friday

(20 ownerships per class)   

2023 locations and dates are tentative, registration will open when planning is verified.

Frenchtown  May get on the 2023 interest list)

Bozeman   June get on the 2023 interest list)

 Kalispell   July  get on the 2023 interest list)         

Sanders County  August get on the 2023 interest list)         

Corvallis  September get on the 2023 interest list)         

  Please read the 2022 Informational Brochure /Registration form




Click here to get on the 2023 Forest Stewardship location interest list 

If registering by mail please call to preregister as classes fill quickly through on-line registrations.


2023 Forest Stewardship Workshop Survey

Interested in a Forest Stewardship workshop?  Help us plan for 2023 and into the future.

1.  Interested in a Forest Stewardship workshop?  Help us plan for 2023 and into the future.

Complete a quick survey of locations you might like to attend a workshop to help us determine 2023 and future workshop locations.  Those on the survey will have an opportunity for early registration in 2023.

2.  If you have 10 or more landowners in an area who would like to attend a workshop it will beconsidered so share this with your friends or nieghbors.  

Contract us by phone: Cindy 406-243-4706 or Christina 406-243-2773 

Contact by email:


Master Forest Steward Workshops






Forestry MiniCollege


Forestry MiniCollege 2023


Saturday, March 4, 2023

Deadline: Sunday, Feb. 26th

University of Montana Campus

Online Registration coming beginning of January


Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp


Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp

(Youth ages from 14-18 and 13 if graduated from 8th grade)

Sign-up for our mailing list

Camp Director: Christina Oppegard, or 406-243-2773

Future Camp Dates:                                                                                                July 14-19, 2024

July 13-18, 2025

July 12-17, 2026

July 16-21, 2023

Core Fee: $300.00



Lubrecht Experimental Forest

2023 applications coming January


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.






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