Will Forestry Be a Regulated Activity Under the Clean Water Act?

December 2012 This month, the U.S Supreme Court heard arguments to determine whether stormwater discharge from timber harvesting-related operations are point sources of pollution. This case originated with a 2006 lawsuit from an environmental group in Oregon district court. The claim that forest road discharge is point source pollution and required a permit under the Clean Water Act (CWA) was […]

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Extension’s 2010 woodland webinar series

Beginning in January 2010, the University of Minnesota Extension will offer a series of 5 web-based seminars, or “webinars,” on topics of interest to Minnesota woodland owners.  While they do require access to an internet connection, webinars offer the convenience of learning at your home or office, avoiding the time and expense of traveling to a workshop. All five webinars […]

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Free climate change webinar series for Spring 2009

This webinar series will run from January – May 2009 and feature monthly presentations geared to help land managers, consulting foresters, and private forest landowners stay informed on the latest science and tech transfer tools related to forest-based adaptation and mitigation of climate change. Each webinar is an hour long, including Q & A, although there will be an optional […]

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Five things every woodland owner needs to know

Based on input from our readers and others, our readers’ suggestions, here’s our list of the five things every Minnesota woodland owner needs to know: Rather listen than read? This content is also available as a recorded webinar, about 45 minutes in length, recorded in January 2010.  Click here to watch the recorded webinar (make sure your computer speakers are […]

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