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Certified Forester

certifying organization info

Society of American Foresters
Certified Forester
5400 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda
MD 20814


SAF certification is the gold standard, recognized by the forest industry, government officials, and landowners. Position yourself for success whether in career advancement or employee training.

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Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? No

Renewal Required? Every 3 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No