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The Society of American Foresters is an organization of professionals and students in the fields of natural resource management, environmental studies, urban forestry, forest engineering, natural resource recreation, wildlife and fisheries management, and wood science. We average over 300 members that work and reside throughout Kentucky and Tennessee and average 14,000 members nationwide. For more information:

Membership Benefits

SAF maintains the only national certification for foresters, the Certified Forester and produces the 8 relevant publications that span forest science, policy, and technical manuals.  Our national conferenceannual meetings and numerous local workshops provide continuing education credits.

Publication Options

Members can elect to receive a hard copy of the Journal of Forestry. All KTSAF members receive our quarterly NewsletterThe Forestry Source, and the E-Forester, in addition to one or more other publications. Our publications include:

Membership Directory

A directory of KTSAF members is not available to the public. However, the national SAF office maintains a national online directory for current members to find other members.