State offices and all DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public November 26 through November 28, 2014. However, Unemployment Insurance telephone and Web operations WILL be available on Wednesday, November 26.

DLLR's 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 American Foresters.
  • 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:

Local Forest Pest Division/Soil Conservation District

College or University accredited by SAF,or SAF Continuing Forestry Education Program (Category I)