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Welcome to the Western Forester

The Western Forester is an official publication of the Society of American Foresters. It is issued four times a year by the Oregon, Washington State, Inland Empire, and Alaska Societies of American Foresters and is produced by the SAF Northwest Office. The publication promotes a timely exchange of quality resource management information among foresters, resource managers and those in related disciplines. Each issue focuses on a specific theme in addition to including other articles of interest to foresters.

The Western Forester serves approximately 2,000 SAF members of the Oregon, Washington State, Inland Empire, and Alaska Societies. It is also distributed to leaders in professional forestry throughout the United States.


2017 (3 issues)
2016 (5 issues)
2015 (5 issues)
2014 (5 issues)
2013 (5 issues)
2012 (5 issues)
2011 (5 issues)
2010 (5 issues)
2009 (6 issues)
2008 (6 issues)
2007 (5 issues)
2006 (6 issues)
2005 (6 issues)
2004 (6 issues)
2003 (6 issues)

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Themes and Deadlines for 2017

Western Forester 2017 Publication Schedule

IssueThemeDeadlineDate Mailed to Members
March/April/May 2017Wildlife Management in the Urban and WUI ForestsMarch 13April 27
June/July/AugustStudent PerspectivesMay 15July 20
September/October50 Years of Forest Genetics in the NorthwestJuly 31September 12
November/DecemberEvolution of Land Ownership & Management ImplicationsSeptember 18November 7
January/February 2018Reciprocal Rights-of-Way IssuesNovember 27January 30, 2018