NAFEW 2021

1-4 EDT on Monday June 21, 2021 • Sault Ste. Marie – Ontario – Canada

The 13th North American Forest Ecology Workshop (NAFEW) has been postponed until June 19-23, 2022. In lieu of an in-person meeting in 2021 we will be hosting a half day virtual meeting on Monday June 21, 2021 from 13:00 until 16:00 EDT.  The virtual meeting will consist of keynote speakers, a panel discussion and breakout discussions on hot topics in forest ecology and forest management.  Here is the detail schedule :

We are pleased to introduce our presenters for the 2021 virtual conference, Dr. Mike Dockry, Dr. Linda Nagel, Dr. Cindy Prescott and Dr. Tarin Toledo Aceves!

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. We will open the meeting with an indigenous prayer from Claudette Trudeau.

Claudette Trudeau is an Anishinabe-kwe (Ojibwa), Mukwa dodem (Bear Clan), a member of the Serpent River First Nation and a first-generation Indian Residential School survivor.  Claudette earned a B.A. in Sociology and has thirty years experience working in the Canadian federal government, including Employment Canada, Statistics Canada and Indigenous Services Canada, specializing in Indigenous policy, statistics and research.  She is currently with Natural Resources Canada as a policy advisor at the Great Lakes Forestry Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. Claudette takes pride in supporting a more inclusive and collaborative approach on Indigenous perspectives in her policy work.

Registration is now closed! We thank all the participants of the 2021 edition. We look forward to seeing you again, this time in person, in June 2022!