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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, 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, and Alaska Societies. It is also distributed to leaders in professional forestry throughout the United States.


2020 (1 issues) item
2019 (4 issues)
2018 (4 issues)
2017 (4 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 2019

Western Forester 2019 Publication Schedule

IssueThemeDeadlineDate Mailed to Members
Jan/Feb/Mar 2019Collaborative Forest ManagementJanuary 14, 2019February 21, 2019
April/May/JuneRecreationApril 1May 23
Jul/Aug/SeptForest and Forester CertificationJuly 8August 22
Oct/Nov/DecEconomicsOctober 14December 5