The 2022 Council of Western State Foresters (CWSF) Fall Meeting will take place in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from Tuesday, November 15 at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, November 16 at 11:30 a.m.
The WFLC Fall Meeting will take place immediately after the CWSF meeting, from Wednesday, November 16 at 1:00 p.m. to Thursday, November 17 at 4:00 p.m.
USDA Forest Service western Regional Foresters, Research Station Directors, and State and Private Forestry Directors will meet for a federal caucus; and State and Private Forestry Director, and other USDA Forest Service focused meetings will take place concurrent to the CWSF meeting; from Tuesday, November 15 at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, November 16 at 11:30 a.m.
Who Attends: The CWSF Meeting includes western State Foresters and invited partners. The WFLC Meeting includes western State Foresters, USDA Forest Service WFLC Members, and invited partners.
Location: The meetings will take place in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at the Hotel Santa Fe.
Registration: Early bird registration is $435 - register by September 9 for this rate. Regular registration is $495 - register between September 10 and October 28 for this rate. Late registration is $575 - those registering on or after October 29 will pay this rate. The registration rate includes catering for all three days (breakfast, coffee/tea breaks, afternoon snacks, and lunches), meeting attendance, and registration processing fees.
WFLC USDA Forest Service participants: please do not pay the above fees; instead, register under the $0 USDA Forest Service Option by October 28, 2022. The USDA Forest Service option includes western Regional Foresters, western Research Station Directors, the Forest Products Laboratory Director, and western State and Private Forestry Directors. Please contact Patricia Payne before registering any other individuals from the USDA Forest Service not listed above.
Cancellations: Cancellations of the total registration amount will be possible until October 28. After that, someone may be substituted to take your place, but cancellations cannot be processed.
Lodging: Hotel reservations can be made by contacting the Hotel Santa Fe Reservations Department via telephone at 877-259-3409 or by email. The room rate per night is $133.00, plus taxes. Please reference the CWSF & WFLC Fall Meeting when making reservations. The room block will end on October 7, 2022. After this date, reservations cannot be guaranteed, and discounted room rates may no longer be available. Check-in time is at 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is at noon. Requests for late check-outs or extended stays will be subject to availability. There will be a charge of one night's room and tax for all early departures. All reservation dates must be confirmed upon check-in.
Attire: Business casual. There will not be a field tour at this year's meeting; field attire is unnecessary.
Agendas: View the CWSF agenda. Please note that agendas are subject to change and will be updated as needed.
COVID Considerations: The COVID situation is being closely monitored, and precautions will be put into place for the health and safety of all attendees. More information will be provided as we approach the meeting dates.
To learn more, please contact the CWSF/WFLC Staff for more information.