State Chapter Details
State Chapter Dues: $10.00
Calendar of Events
April 18, 2019: Michigan chapter Spring Field Day
At the WK Kellogg Experimental Forest, 7060 N 42nd St, Augusta, MI. 10 AM – 2 PM. The tentative agenda will include:
- Observing a one-year-old oak planting. Most, but not all, of the seedlings are in tree shelters.
- We will tour an older walnut compartment.
- Several species onsite have been thinned and milled into rough lumber. It will be interesting to see the quality in the trees that were thinned.
Coffee, donuts, and waters provided. Bring your own lunch. RSVP if possible by April 13 to Mike Jones at 269-377-6199. Open to members of the Walnut Council, Michigan Forest Association, Tree Farm, and anyone interested in sustainable and responsible woodlot management. There is no charge.
April 25, 2018: Michigan chapter spring Field Day
At the WK Kellogg Experimental Forest, 7060 N 42nd St, Augusta, MI. Starts at 9 AM. Topics will be TSI, tours and discussion of several walnut plantations, equipment demonstrations, safety instructions, and history of Kellogg Forest. Coffee and rolls provided. Bring your own lunch. Contact Mike Jones at 269-377-6199 for more info.
October 14, 2017: Michigan chapter fall Field Day
W.K. Kellogg Experimental Forest, 7060 N. 42nd St, Augusta, Michigan area. Topics include equipment demonstrations, and tours and discussion of three walnut stands of various ages and other non-walnut stands. RSVP to Sharon Jones at 269-671-4898 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more
October 8, 2016: Michigan chapter fall Field Day
Des Jones & family, hosts, Augusta/Richland, Michigan area. Topics include sawmill demo, tree felling and rope climbing demo, storm damage regeneration, walnut and oak sites, among others. Contact Des Jones at 269-731-5344.
April 30, 2016: Michigan chapter spring Field Day
Lee Peck & family, hosts, Battle Creek, Michigan area. Topics include site selection and prep, cover crops, direct seeding, weed control, and pruning, among others. Contact Des Jones at 269-731-5344.
April 18, 2015: Michigan chapter spring Field Day
August 14-16, 2015: MFA (Michigan Forest Association) Annual Meeting Munising, Michigan area, Michigan Chapter Walnut Council will have an information table available.