2015 Forestland Stewards Stakeholder Forum

On October 21-22, 2015, over 70 participants from federal and state agencies, non-governmental organizations and private companies attended the Forestland Stewards Stakeholder Forum in Charleston, SC. Co-hosted by NFWF and International Paper, the event engaged stakeholders across the three Forestland Stewards geographies to increase communication and knowledge sharing, expand public-private cooperation and enhance the initiative’s effectiveness in supporting shared priorities. The agenda and presentations from the event are shared below. 

8:30–9:25am:  Opening Remarks & Forestland Stewards Overview

9:25–10:10am:  Forestland Stewards Project Case Studies

10:10–10:40am:  Break

10:40–11:50am:  Forest Management Topic Presentations

12:00–1:00pm: Lunch and networking

1:00–2:30pm: Regional Break-out Discussions

This session will provide stakeholders with an opportunity to review regional Forestland Stewards conservation objectives and goals, in-depth discussion on conservation opportunities and challenges, and to share best-practices and lessons learned.

2:302:45pm: Break

2:453:15pm: Wrap-up

3:15pm:  Adjourn