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formgmtguidelinesThe Minnesota Forest Resources Council has recently published a condensed version of its forest management guidelines. These guidelines focus on the most commonly used ones in operational settings. The condensed... Read More »
MFRCGlobalCompetitivenessIn December 2014 the Minnesota Forest Resources Council released a new report on the global competitiveness of Minnesota’s forest products industry.  The executive summary is below.  Download the complete report... Read More »
This short video, produced by the folks at Red Wing Shoes, gets into the woods with the Lovdahl logging company, based in Effie, MN. It’s fun to watch, and presents... Read More »
WERC area mapPRINCETON, WVa— The U.S. Forest Service Wood Education and Resource Center (WERC) is accepting applications for cost-share demonstration project grants through February 1, 2011. The WERC grants support sustainable forestry... Read More »
Market Place Fall 2010The Minnesota DNR, Utilization and Marketing unit has released the fall 2010 edition of the Market Place Bulletin. The Market Place is a great source of information on timber prices, trends,... Read More »
By Rob Slesak, Minnesota Forest Resources Council The Minnesota Forest Resources Council (MFRC) will be considering revisions to the Timber Harvesting and Forest Management Guidelines (PDF) starting in the summer... Read More »
MN SFI implementation committee logoHave you worked with an outstanding Minnesota logger?  The Minnesota Sustainable Forest Initiative Implementation Committee is seeking nominations for their 2010 Logger of the Year award. Your nomination should include... Read More »
09Dec Market News coverDon Deckard, Forest Economist with the Minnesota DNR, recently distributed the December 2009 Wood Markets Monthly report.  There’s a lot of interesting reading….  The headlines are below, and you can... Read More »
7005f01 log bridge graphic  Timber Harvesting OSHA Logging Hazards Safe Chainsaw Operation A Landowner’s Guide to Building Forest Access Roads Sample contract for timber harvesting in Minnesota Sample timber sale contract- Michigan State... Read More »
MDNR-UMprogram-logoThe Minnesota DNR, Division of Forestry’s Utilization & Marketing program maintains directories of Minnesota primary and secondary forest products producers.  You can find the links below. Minnesota Primary Forest Products... Read More »
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