The Hagenstein Lectures connect foresters to the public, identifying and amplifying the work of emerging leaders in forestry.
Led by the World Forestry Center and the Society of American Foresters, the Hagenstein Lectures is an event series created in honor of professional forester William D. Hagenstein, who died in Portland at age 99 in 2014.
“We are wise enough to see a different future based on our mutual desire to find new ground and new trust.”W.D. Hagenstein
COVID-19 has required that we adapt and reimagine.
Like organizations around the world, we’re adapting our in-person programming for our new reality. Watch this space as we unveil new virtual lectures and conversations.
Interested in Partnering
A growing list of local, national, and international organizations, including many universities and community colleges are joining us as partners and sponsors.
Special & Pop Up Events
“I am absolutely passionate about the forest.” – W.D. Hagenstein
Not your usual lecture. Our occasional pop-up events will feature special guests and lively discussions on important issues of the day related to forests and forestry here and around the world.
SAF Policy Conversations
The discussion about the future of forests in the United States continues at this annual event in Washington, D.C. hosted by the Society of American Foresters. Distinguished guests, policy makers, stakeholders, and a broad cross-section of forestry professionals discuss the future of forests in the United States.