Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions

Pacific Northwest Tribal Agroforestry Webinar

Monday, May 10, 2021: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (PST)

Speaker: Frank Lake, USDA Forest Service

This webinar will share ideas and examples about how tribal land and resource stewardship and agroforestry practices relate to one another. Agroforestry is the intentional integration of trees or shrubs with crop and/or animal production to create environmental, economic, and social benefits. Tribal/Indigenous agroforestry includes culturally-informed, TEK-based practices that integrate the management of trees, plants, fungi, and animals to serve the needs of Indigenous communities, Tribes, and the broader society.

This event is part of a broader effort to promote knowledge sharing and network development. Other topics to explore include:

  • The relevance of agroforestry concepts to Tribal agriculture and natural resource management
  • Silviculture and managing non-timber forest products
  • Fire management for cultural resources
  • Tribal nurseries and role of plant materials in agroforestry
  • Workforce development

Register here: https://oregonstate.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqdO6orzIiHNfPSPJpyqtJXJhNkjWH6xxo

Event date: 
Monday, May 10, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:30