What Makes Up a Forester? 

By Marcella Windmuller-Campione
The 2023 Society of American Foresters (SAF) National Convention’s theme, Forestry: It’s in Our DNA, will be an opportunity for the many individuals and disciplines that are represented within SAF to come together to learn, share, and grow.

It's All About You

By Darnell Pinson
SAF National Conventions aren’t just about content (although the content offered is great), but they are also about the community and the people who attend them. No two SAF conventions are the same and each event is a unique experience. Let’s explore some of the reasons to attend convention as an SAF member, and if you’re not a member, how to join and unlock those convention-related benefits!

Why Present a Poster?

By Amy Juliana
The National Convention Poster Symposium is a great opportunity for presenters in all stages of their careers to connect their work to conference attendees. Whether you are a student presenting your research for the first time, or a seasoned professional spotlighting a program or case study, a poster presentation offers attendees the opportunity to interact one-on-one with professionals, engage with their content, and receive feedback.

Top 3 Reasons to Sponsor at the SAF National Convention

By Lindsey Shrout
Maximize your exposure, capitalize on SAF’s industry recognition, and make an emotional connection with your target audience through sponsorship. Sponsorship provides premium access through a strategic and targeted approach. Curious to learn more about how sponsorships can benefit your company? Read below from three companies on why they continue to partner with SAF at our National Convention!

There's More than Just the Swag!

By Jeremy Douse
SAF has changed over the years and, as a result, the convention has changed with it. I am a mid- career (maybe late mid-career) forester and when I first started attending SAF’s national convention, all you had was a booklet of the agenda and a map of the convention space.

The Many Benefits of SAF’s National Convention

By Marcella Windmuller-Campione
During my junior year of college, I discovered my passion – silviculture – and was immediately hooked. I started thinking about attending graduate school and, at the time, had the naïve idea that being a professor would be cool. However, I was unaware of the steps required, or how much work and sometimes luck landing a tenure track job entailed.

What Are You Waiting For? Present at SAF2023

By Callie Schweitzer
Use social marketing to showcase you and your amazing forestry work! Build camaraderie through interactive communities! Using various techniques, we resolved challenges! Okay, I am trying to get your attention, hope those exclamation phrases helped. Sometimes (well, maybe more than sometimes), we get so caught up in our own work that we forget that others may not have an inkling about what do, the challenges we face in our own systems, or how we observe and discover changes in practices or attitudes. If you’re stunned by this, then this blog is for you.