Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5:00 PM EDT
Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 3:00 PM EDT

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YMCA Camp LInwood MacDonald 
One Flatbrook Rd.
Sandyston, NJ 07826

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NJ Woodland Stewards Program

A volunteer forestry education program 

Speak for the Woods

The New Jersey Woodland Stewards Program is an outreach effort for those who embrace a forest stewardship ethic, who want to learn more about sustainable forest management, and are willing to share what they learn with others. 


The program is scheduled for 3-1/2 days from October 19th thru 22nd, 2017 at the YMCA Camp Linwood MacDonald, One Flatbrook Road, Sandyston, New Jersey by Stokes State Forest in Sussex County.  The program starts with registration on Thursday at 4:30 - 5:15 pm with dinner served at 6:00 pm and ends on Sunday at 3:15 pm. 


The $75 registration fee for the 3-1/2 day program includes all meals, lodging, supplies, handouts, indoor meeting areas, and study in the surrounding forest.  In return, each participant will volunteer 30 hours promoting Forestry in New Jersey.

To register, click on the link below. Registration, including payment, must be received no later than October 7, 2017.  Due to limited space, registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.  If you have any questions about the application process or NJWS Program, please contact Lori Jenssen by phone (908-832-2400), or by e-mail (info@njforestry.org).

Click on the link below to visit NJFA's website, where a brochure on the NJ Woodland Stewards Program is available for download.Additional Information

Location of 2014 Program

 Location of 2017 New Jersey Woodland Stewards Program