Vander Meer's Wildland Conservation Services
Vander Meer's Wildland Conservation Services


Mark watches closely as a student learns to use a chainsaw. He taught a beginning chainsaw class to a group of Wild Rockies Field Institute students in summer 2004.

We bridge the gap between current ecological concepts and on-the-ground restoration work. We have trained landowners, agency personnel, families, nonprofit groups and college students.


  • Forest Restoration Practicum
  • Sustainable Forestry Techniques 
  • Severe Disturbance Assessment & Restoration 
  • Soil Ecology & Biophysical Monitoring 
  • Fruit Tree Pruning 
  • Rural Living 
  • VanWild Internships


Vander Meer’s Wildland Conservation Services
Physical Address: 1301 Scott St. - Missoula, MT 59802
Mailing Address: 902 Stoddard St. - Missoula, MT 59802
Phone (406) 541-2565