Michigan Society of American Foresters
Upper Peninsula & Lower Peninsula Chapters
Student Chapters at Michigan State University & Michigan Technological University

Forest Information
SAF Tours
Wood Energy

Three new position statements.

Chairs for 2016 . . . Andy VanDyke (State), Tara Bal (U.P.), and Mike Smalligan (L.P.)

Updated Michigan Forests Flyer
Revised 2012





Forest Management Guidelines for Michigan
Revised 2010

Hard copies now available


Seen these
signs in
the U.P.?

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  Welcome to the Michigan Society of American Foresters Home Page.  Who is the SAF?  Click here!   This website is intended to serve the Michigan SAF and to provide forest & forestry information to Michigan citizens, family forest owners, teachers, and anyone else interested in Michigan's forests and forestry.  Forestry is an exciting profession with an amazing success story.

Thinking about a timber sale? Hire a professional forester first!

Michigan Forest Type Bulletin Series

Statewide Wood Energy Team

A Day In the Life of A Forester

Position Statement on White-tailed Deer In Michigan

Report of the 2007 MSAF "deer perception" Survey

US Forest Service June 2008 "deer impacts" overview

Can you identify the leaves of Michigan's ten most common tree species?

Click here for the answers.

National SAF Office
Michigan State University Department of Forestry
Michigan Technological University School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
University of Michigan School of Natural Resources & Environment
Michigan Department of Natural Resources

This website is maintained by Bill Cook, Michigan State University Extension Forester/Biologist in the Upper Peninsula.  Comments, questions, and suggestions are gratefully accepted. 

Last update of this page was 6 October, 2017


This site is hosted by School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University.

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