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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Our Minnesota Forest Gems

What’s an expansive way to provide quality wildlife habitat in Minnesota’s forests? Encourage landowners and businesses to use sustainable, responsible management and procurement practices on, or “certify”, nearly 8.4 million acres of public and private forests. Then identify the most outstanding and critical of those acres for management of their high conservation values. Voila! Quality forest management equals healthy, diverse […]

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Minnesota Family Forest Owners Rule! Survey highlights the challenges they face

guest post by Sarah Butler, Research Fellow at the Family Forest Research Center If we are interested in the conservation of the forests and woods of the United States, we must be interested in those who control its fate: the forest and woodland owners. Woodland owners make decisions related to land use and forest management that impact the forest and […]

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