Join Us

The Forest Stewards Guild welcomes all individuals who are attracted to its mission and principles. The Guild's membership year runs from 7/1 through 6/30 for all members, and we offer four membership categories: Professional, Retired Professional, Affiliate and Student.

To join, please choose your desired membership category on our new member form, answer the questions, and submit your membership dues. We will acknowlege reciept right away. See below for other details in each category.

Professional Membership

Professional Membership is open to all forest professionals actively engaged in forest stewardship, including consulting foresters, public and private forest managers, wildlife biologists, botanists, forest administrators, land protection specialists, loggers, scientists and educators. Professional members practice forest stewardship through on-the-ground management, forest policy work, forest land protection, forest advocacy, or forest related research.

After submitting your new member form and payment, we will review your application and get back to you shortly.

Retired Professional Membership

Retired Professional Membership is open to individuals who are interested in continuing to support conservation forestry efforts but are now retired from careers in forest stewardship including consulting foresters, public and private forest managers, wildlife biologists, botanists, forest administrators, land protection specialists, loggers, and scientists.

After you submit your new member form and payment, we will review your application and get back to you shortly.

Affiliate Membership

Affiliate Members include family forest owners, individuals, and organizations who care about forests and the wildlife they support. Organizations, businesses, or agencies should designate an individual to serve as the contact person with the Guild.

Student Membership

Student Membership is open to all undergraduate and graduate students who support the Guild's Mission and wish to become actively involved in the Guild's activities.

While there is no charge for Student Memberships, donations are very much appreciated.