Idaho Master Forest Stewards
The Idaho Master Forest Stewards (IMFS) program is a certified volunteer program and peer to peer learning community that provides educational assistance help forest owners and others learn more about Idaho forestry.
IMFS training includes 70 plus hours of indoor and outdoor learning activities.
After completing training, Idaho Master Forest Stewards undertake a variety of volunteer activities, much like Idaho Master Gardeners and 4-H leaders. Examples include:
- Outreach to individual forest owners
- Helping with UI Extension forestry workshops and field days
- Helping forest owner associations
- Teaching youth about forests
- Forest-related community service projects
- Writing newsletters or newspaper articles on forestry
- Working with UI Extension and partner agencies to guide efforts for forest owners