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West MI Forestry Field Day

  • P.J. Hoffmaster State Park, Gillette Visitor Center 6585 Lake Harbor Rd Muskegon (map)

Forest landowners will hear about forestry assistance programs that are available to landowners, learn about the identification and status of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (a new invasive pest in West Michigan), visit two properties that have been well managed for timber production and deer habitat, and discuss the benefits of Michigan's Tree Farm program. Registration is free but required and lunch will be provided for registered participants. Please dress for the weather.

To register: call Michael Paling at (231) 861-5600 ext. 3005 or email

The field day is sponsored by the Michigan Tree Farm Committee and the Conservation Districts in West Michigan.

Earlier Event: August 9
Guided Canoe/Kayak Trip
Later Event: August 15
Farm Tour