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Chapter: Emerald

Chapter Communications

The Emerald Chapter of the Society of American Foresters (SAF) is comprised of approximately 150 natural resource professionals in and around Lane County, Oregon. 

Chapter Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from September to May, at the Steelhead brewery in Eugene. Meetings start at 6 p.m. with dinner/social hour, and always feature a timely forestry topic, lively discussion, and networking. Directions to Steelhead Brewery

The Emerald Chapter also hosts an annual chapter field trip in June, and partners with local organizations to promote forestry education and sustainable forestry.

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Upcoming Events

May Chapter Meeting:  May 16th at 6 p.m. at the Steelhead Brewery in Eugene.

Our guest will be Mike Cloughesy, OFRI Forestry Education Director, and your SAF District 2 (Oregon) Representative.  Mike will be on hand to get us up to date on National SAF news, and also review Lane County Forest data, from the updated OFRI Oregon Forest Facts publication.


Meeting Minutes

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Leadership Directory


Chair Elect: Noelle Arena


Treasurer: Norm Michaels


Newsletter Editor/Secretary: Jeff Grogan


Membership Chair: Meghan Tuttle


Policy: Bob Sanders


Other: Steve Cafferata


Chair Elect: (open)


Delegate at Large: (open)



Chapter Documents

  • Emerald Forester Gazette June 2011 [pdf]
  • March 2012 Newsletter [pdf]
  • October 2012 Newsletter [pdf]
  • August 2013 [pdf]
  • October 2013 Newsletter [pdf]
  • November 2013 Newsletter [pdf]
  • December 2013 Newsletter [pdf]
  • January 2014 Newsletter [pdf]
  • February 2014 Newsletter [pdf]
  • March 2014 Newsletter [pdf]
  • April 2014 Newsletter [pdf]
  • May 2014 Newsletter [pdf]
  • October 2014 Newsletter [pdf]
  • March 2015 Newsletter [pdf]
  • April 2015 Newsletter [pdf]
  • May 2015 Newsletter [pdf]
  • June 2015 Newsletter [pdf]
  • October 2015 Newsletter [pdf]
  • December 2015 Newsletter [pdf]
  • January 2016 Newsletter [pdf]
  • February 2016 [pdf]
  • May 2016 Newsletter [pdf]
  • December 2016 [pdf]
  • April 2017 Gazette [pdf]
  • February 2017 Gazette [pdf]
  • March 2017 Gazette [pdf]