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The Southeastern Society (SESAF) is one of 33 multi-state/state societies that make up the national body known as the Society of American Foresters. SESAF is composed of professional foresters and forest technicians from the three state region of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.

Since 1900, the Society of American Foresters has been dedicated to improving the health and productivity of America's forests. SAF provides information and networking opportunities to prepare its nearly 18,000 members for the challenges and the changes that face natural resource professionals.

For more information on the Society of American Foresters, please visit the national SAF website.


SESAF Fall 2018 Newsletter (pdf).


SESAF 2019 Annual Meeting: January 27-29
Managing Natural Resources at the Speed of Change

This year's meeting will be held at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel. For registration information and more, please download the flyer here. (pdf)

Exhibitor 2019 Information
Letter to Exhibitors and Sponsors (pdf)
Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration Form (pdf)
Exhibitor and Sponsor Benefits (pdf)

For additional Exhibitor and Sponsor information, please contact Eric Hoyer (.


45th Annual SAF/SFRC Spring Symposium: "Get Proactive in the Age of Disturbance" (pdf of flyer)
Sponsored by the UF/IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation and Florida Division Society of American Foresters, this year's Symposium explored the range of disturbances that are affecting forest health and management, and some of the proactive steps we can take to address these growing challenges. Agenda topics included an update on breeding efforts to improve disease resistance, proactive management for extreme drought, spatial analysis strategies, current and future insect challenges, and more. Presentations are available here.


2018 SESAF Annual Meeting: "Trees: Growing...Selling...Using"

The SESAF annual meeting was held January 28-30, 2018 at the Lodge and Spa at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia.

The theme of this year's conference was "Trees: Growing...Selling...Using" and featuredoutstanding speakers and educational sessions, an awards banquet and networking with attendees and exhibitors. Download presentations here.


SESAF Business Office

Karen Johansen, SESAF Business Manager
2581 Price Mill Road
Bishop, GA 30621