Connecticut SAF Winter Meeting & Stand Delineation Workshop

February 14, 2023 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
McClean Retirement Community
75 Great Pond Road
$0 to $10
Andrea Urbano

The Connecticut Chapter of the Society of American Foresters will hold its Winter Meeting and Workshop at the McClean Retirement Community and McClean Wildlife Refuge in Simsbury, CT on February 14th from 8 am to 3 pm

The Meeting will include a Forest Stand Delineation and Photography workshop

Attendees will learn how to take better and more meaningful forestry photos and improve their stand delineation skills. David Beers, CT’s Western District Service Forester will present on forest photography and stand delineation. We will apply this classroom knowledge to the field and do a forest-based stand delineation exercise and photography scavenger hunt.

The CT SAF business meeting will take place during lunch.

The program is free for SAF members, $10 for non-members.

The program has been awarded 2.0 Connecticut CEUs and 5.5 Mass Forester Licensing Credits in Category 1.



8-8:30 am      Registration and refreshments at the McLean Retirement Community   Garmany Performing Arts Room in the Goodrich Building

8:30-10 am    Introductions and presentation on photography and stand delineation

10 am-1 pm   10-minute carpool over to forest site on McLean Game Refuge:  Forest Field Exercise: Stand delineation and Photography scavenger hunt

1 – 2 pm          Brown bag lunch (bring your own)

CT SAF business meeting

2 – 3 pm          Compare photos and stand maps with each other in a “speed dating” format

3 pm              Conclusion/CEU Certificate Distribution


Attendees should bring Smartphone, cash and lunch.  Paper & Digital Maps provided

RSVP by Friday, February 10th  to CT SAF Chair, Andrea Urbano at