Master Woodland Owners engaged in woodland stewardship throughout Minnesota

The Master Woodland Owner program began in 2016 as a comprehensive landowner education program for woodland owners. Offered through the University of Minnesota Extension, the program teaches private woodland owners the ins and outs of forest health, monetizing woodlands, managing woods for recreation and wildlife, estate planning and taxes, and more. At the Gathering Partners of Natural Resources conference held […]

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Gathering Partners conference brings people and programs together

Packing handout bags at the Gathering Partners of Natural Resources conference 2017

In a large conference center dining room, lunch has ended and people in the crowd are shouting names of Minnesota cities. “Mankato!” “Duluth!” “Bemidji!” Extension Educator Amy Rager gives them a hint. “It’s north of Highway 10 on a lake…” “Brainerd!” a voice yells from the back. And with that guess, the next location for the annual Gathering Partners of […]

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Registration now open for Master Woodland Owner: Metro!

The University of Minnesota Extension Forestry Team is pleased to announce that registration is now open for a new Master Woodland Owner course being offered for landowners in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. This hybrid course will meet both online and in-person, and concurrent registration for a day of workshops at the Gathering Partners of Natural Resources conference in St. […]

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Coming Soon: Master Woodland Owner Laurentian Cohort

We are pleased to announce the next cohort of our Master Woodland Owner program. Opening in spring 2017, the Laurentian cohort will be focusing on private forest management for folks living near or interested in Minnesota’s north woods. Three face-to-face meetings will take place during the course of the year, and all will take place at or near the Laurentian Environmental […]

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