Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
Continuing Education - Maryland Board of Foresters
Education and Experience Requirements
When applying for a forester license, an applicant:
must provide transcripts that show that the individual has completed a four year curriculum in
forestry from a college or university that is approved by the Board or accredited by the Society for
must demonstrate competence in the practice of forestry by showing at least two years of
experience in forestry.
must provide at least five references, three of which must be foresters who have a personal and
professional knowledge of the applicant's experience in practicing forestry.
Licensees must earn a minimum of eight hours of continuing education
in forestry to qualify for a license each renewal period.
The State Board of Foresters has approved the continuing
education credits in courses in technical forestry and forestry
subjects by the following sponsors: