Intergenerational Land Transfer

Upcoming Workshops Passing your woodland or cabin to the next generation: Intergenerational Land Transfer Family Workshop You have a vision for your woodland or cabin properties. It may be as simple as keeping the woodland or cabin in the family or as complex as maintaining a working woodland for future generations. After working with more than 200 families we have […]

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One Family’s Forest: New book on keeping the family forest in the family

Back Forty Press is pleased to announce that One Family’s Forest has just been released.  The authors, Alan Haney and Lowell Klessig, have been personally and professionally involved in woodland management for decades.  Drawing heavily from their personal experience as owners of woodland in five Wisconsin counties as well as their careers at the College of Natural Resources, University of […]

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Minnesota’s four biomes

Minnesota is at the center of four ecological province, or biomes.  The four Minnesota biomes are as follows: Northeastern Minnesota is dominated by the Laurentian Mixed Forest, which for many is synonymous with the north woods or boreal forest.  The Laurentian Mixed Forest province is dominated by aspen, pine, spruce, and fir, with pockets of northern hardwoods (generally caused by climatic […]

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