Minnesota forests

Arborists United for Veteran Remembrance

A new partnership with the US Dept of  Veteran’s Affairs and Rainbow Treecare is looking for arborist volunteers and sponsorship. The Minnesota site is Fort Snelling. Fort Snelling National Cemetery 7601 34th Avenue South Minneapolis MN 55450United States

Forest Service wishes to trade (and sell) land in BWCA

Forest Service staffer said the proposed land trade is “the first step in a process that will also include a federal purchase of state lands.” Here is the map that shows School Trust Land (Managed by the State MN DNR) within the BWCA that is to be 1. partially sold and 2. (30,000 acres of) […]

Landowner Workshop: Salvaging and Restoring Storm-Damaged Woods

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.@ Cohasset Community Center,305 NW 1st Ave, Cohasset, MN. In early July, high winds damaged several areas in northern Minnesota, and have resulted in major economic losses and significant forest management problems. To help family forest landowners, a workshop will be offered to provide info and resources […]

No longer are the days when you can “get away” up north . . .

Supreme Court allows AT&T to build a 450-foot cell phone tower on the edge of the BWCAW. See story HERE. ALSO of concern to BWCA: “Sulfide mining pollution would forever change Minnesota, including the Boundary Waters, Lake Superior, and our economy. Mining Truth is working to help Minnesotans learn about this important issue.” GET INFO […]

Climate Change and MN Forest Management

Comprehensive article with stats, studies, and advice for landowners on how to manage land during ever-changing times at MY Minnesota Woods.com HERE. “With … an increasingly clear trend of increasing temperatures, particularly in winter, in Minnesota, a great deal of recent attention has been focused on the future of Minnesota’s forests.”