Perspective: Problems (and solutions) with Minnesota's property tax code

Property taxes are among the most pressing issues for family forest owners. In our first foray into video, and our first “Perspective” piece, we feature a November 2008 discussion with Jeff Forester, Executive Director of Minnesota Seasonal and Recreational Property Owners (MSRPO). Jeff discusses his book, The Forest for the Trees: How humans shaped the north woods and how the […]

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A (very) brief history of Minnesota forests

Minnesota has a rich and proud history of forest management. Minnesota’s vast forests built (and rebuilt) cities like Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Paul. The famous white and red pine forests produced a seemingly inexhaustible supply of timber for a growing country. You can view photos from this era on the Minnesota Historical Society website.

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