Continuing Education Credits

Society of American Foresters (SAF) Continuing Forestry Education (CFE) Credits

  • SFEC events are always rated by SAF for CFE credits.
  • To have your event rated by SAF, check out the instructions on SAF’s CFE Preapproval page

Minnesota Forest Stewardship Plan Writer Continuing Education Credits

For plan writers:

  • SFEC tracks MN Forest Stewardship Plan Writer continuing education credits for the Minnesota DNR.
  • Plan writers must obtain 20 continuing education credits per fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) to have an approved status. 
  • The maximum amount of continuing education credits a plan writer can obtain per fiscal year (July 1- June 30) from watching webinars is 10.
    Read about the full details relating to this policy change here (as of November 16, 2017).
  • SAF CFE credits translate directly to MN Forest Stewardship Plan Writer credits, but MN Forest Stewardship Plan Writer credits do not translate to SAF CFE credits.
  • If you attended an SAF-accredited event and you would like MN Forest Stewardship Plan Writer credits submit your Certificate of Attendance to SFEC.
  • If you attended a non SAF-accredited event and you would like MN Forest Stewardship Plan Writer credits submit proof of attendance and a detailed agenda to SFEC.
  • Questions?  Contact SFEC at sfec@umn.edu. 

For event organizers:

  • SFEC will rate events for MN Forest Stewardship Plan Writer continuing education credits after they have concluded. 
  • If participants request MN Forest Stewardship Plan Writer continuing education credits, submit your detailed agenda including times for presentations, breaks, meals, and travel time and a list of those in attendance to SFEC.
  • If you require a rating for continuing education credits prior to your event consider having your event rated by SAF following their preapproval instructions
  • Questions?  Contact SFEC at sfec@umn.edu. 

Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative
Cloquet Forestry Center
175 University Road
Cloquet, MN 55720
email:  sfec@umn.edu
phone: 218-409-6115

 

Resources

PDF list of approved plan writers 

Map of approved plan writers:

Contact Us

Eli Sagor, SFEC Program Manager
esagor@umn.edu | 218-409-6115

Madison Rodman, SFEC Program Assistant
mrodman@umn.edu | 218-726-6403