University of Idaho Extension Forestry

Idaho Master Forest Stewards Program

Idaho Master Forest Steward ProgramThe Idaho Master Forest Stewards program trains volunteers to provide educational assistance to Idaho's forest owners. Training includes 70 plus hours of indoor and outdoor course work and field experiences.

Upon completion of training, Master Forest Stewards provide 70 hours of volunteer service over a two-year period, much like Master Gardeners and 4-H Leaders. A variety of volunteer service activities are available, including outreach to Idaho forest owners and youth. For more information email Chris Schnepf or call (208) 446-1680.

Idaho Master Forest Stewards 2014.

Idaho Master Forest Stewards receive over 70 hours of education to help them better manage their forest and help other forest owners. The training includes several of the sessions listed on the Calendar of Events (see (IMFS)) and the following four 1-day “core sessions”:
  • Core 1: Twin Lakes, Saturday, April 26, 2014
  • Core 2: Palouse Divide Lodge, Sat., June 14, 2014
  • Core 3: Priest River Exp. Forest, Sat., July 12, 2014
  • Core 4: Shoshone Base Camp Sat., Sept. 13, 2014
  • IMFS Spring Gathering, Sandpoint, Fri., June 6, 2014
  • IMFS Fall Gathering, Orofino, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014