Society of American Foresters

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Western Forester

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.


2018 (3 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 2018

Western Forester 2018 Publication Schedule

IssueThemeDeadlineDate Mailed to Members
Jan/Feb/Mar 2018Reciprocal Rights-of-Way IssuesJanuary 15February 20
April/May/JuneFuels ManagementApril 2May 22
Jul/Aug/SeptWood UtilizationJuly 9August 21
Oct/Nov/Dec SilvicultureOctober 15November 29