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2011 NCSAF Calendar of Events

Date Description Contact
February 5 Executive Committee Meeting
Cosi on 14th Street and H street 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Chris Farley

March 22 NCSAF Happy Hour at at RFD (810 7th Street NW). 5:30-7:30pm Chris Farley
March 25 Luncheon Program: State of smoke management policy for federal public land agencies with Pete Lahm, National Fire Air Quality Specialist, on the Forest Service's Fire and Aviation staff

Bryan Petit

March 29 Executive Committee Conference Call 7pm-9pm
April 28

Luncheon Program: The American Wood Council (AWC) discuss the use of wood in green buildings by Bob Glowinski, President of AWC

April 12 and 14 SAF Phonathon

Paula Randler

April 26

Executive Committee Meeting 7pm-9pm Forest Service Rosslyn RPC office (1601 N Kent Street, Arlington VA), 4th floor conference room

Chris Farley
May 14 WildAcres Spring clean up
May 25 Luncheon Program: U.S. FOREST SERVICE CHIEF TOM TIDWELL

Bryan Petit

June 24 Luncheon Program: The Influence of Forest Certification Systems on Government Performance
Nadine Block and Steve Koehn
Presented at the Hall of States from 11:30 to 1:00
Nadine is the Senior Director for Government Outreach at the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Inc.
Steve is the State Forester of Maryland

Bryan Petit

July 21 Luncheon Program Seeing Forests as a Filter for Clean Water: Using Incentives to Connect Forests, Water and Communities
View the Presentation in PDF
Todd Gartner

Presented at the Hall of the States from 11:30 to 1:00
Todd is a Senior Associate for the World Resources Institute’s People and Ecosystems Program

Bryan Petit

September 14-16 Allegheny Society of American Foresters - Summer Meeting –
Convergence of Traditional Forestry with Ecological Forestry
The Fountains Conference Center, Salisbury, MD

Chris Farley

September 27 Luncheon walk with Rob DeFeo, Chief Horticulturist of the National Park Service’s National Capital Region. Report

Bryan Petit

October 15 Deadline for DC Forester
October 17 The SAF Skyline Chapter Fall at Manassas National Battlefield Park in Manassas, VA Justin Barnes
October 19

Perspectives about Wilderness Areas on Public Lands
Elephant & Castle Restaurant, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
11:30am - 1:30pm

October 20

Wine night and Auction for the National Capitol SAF
Bring a bottle of wine and/or appetizer to share and your checkbook from 6:00 pm on the 20th, and enjoy a great evening of NCSAF comraderie and intense bidding.  Proceeds go to supporting NCSAF's programs, covention scholarships and service activities

David Gwaze
202-205-0854
November 2-6

SAF 2011 National Convention
International Year of Forests:
Linking Local, Regional and Global Solutions

Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa Honolulu, HI 96815

November 15 Deadline for DC Forester
November ??

NCSAF Executive Committee – in person; main agenda item: preparation and logistics for the 2011 NCSAF Holiday Reception

November 18 Luncheon Program: Jose Aguto from the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) speaking on NCAI's "Our Natural Resources" (ONR - pronounced "honor") initiative.

Bryan Petit

December TBD
6:00 - 8:00
Holiday Party: Capital Hill

December TBD
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Joint 2011& 2012 NCSAF ExecutiveCommittees (location TBD)

December 15 Deadline for DC Forester

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