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Tree Farm Field Day

Join us next year!

Date TBD 2023  |  Location TBD

Wisconsin Tree Farm Program hosts an annual Tree Farm Field Day  every August.  It is a family-friendly outdoor event all about learning together in the great outdoors.  Everyone is welcome.  Expert guest speakers, tours, and a catered lunch buffet.


Can't make it to an in-person field day?  Learn virtually through our 2022 virtual field day!

About the event

Our 2022 event was Saturday, August 6th, at Marshfield School Forest.  Located on Lindsey Bluff, the Marshfield School Forest boasts 320 acres of well managed aspen, oak and pine forest. The School District has owned and managed this property for almost 70 years.


Open to local students and community members, visitors learn about forestry and the history of the land. This property has an extensive trail system and decades of forestry activities to showcase.


Our guests got to see this special example of public land stewardship and education in central Wisconsin.  The tours featured four topics: forest invasive species, pond maintenance, aspen harvests, and red pine management.  Other subjects discussed include the woodland wildlife, forest health, invasive species ID and control, and trail development and maintenance.


Registration for this event is required.  Registration fee covers morning refreshments, lunch and a field tour booklet.  Advanced registration available online by clicking the Register Now button.  Mail- in registration available by downloading the brochure PDF.  Advanced registration deadline:  July 29th.   Registration also available at the door.

Dress for the event!

Tours of our host location will be by foot on moderately flat terrain.  Please dress appropriately, including sturdy walking or hiking shoes.  Bring a walking stick if desired.  The temperature can also change rapidly, so plan to bring a light jacket.

Directions to Location

Location address TBD


Directions to our host location will be posted here.  Look for the tree farm field day sign.

Lodging Information

Information about nearby accommodations will be posted here.


Note: August is a busy tourist month in central Wisconsin. If you are traveling from out of town please make your lodging arrangements ASAP

Silent Auction

Be sure to check out the great silent auction items!  Auction opens at 8:30 am, closes at 12:30 pm.  Proceeds benefit the Wisconsin Tree Farm Program.

If you have an item you'd like to donate, please contact Shirley Bargander at (715) 252-2001 or


Shirley Bargander
WI Tree Farm Committee Admin
Tree Farm Phone (715) 252-2001

Thank you sponsors and planning committee!

  • Wisconsin Tree Farm Committee

  • SFI State Implementation Committee

  • Wisconsin Woodland Owner Association

  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

  • UW-Madison, Division of Extension

An AA/EEO employer, University of Wisconsin Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX and ADA requirements.

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